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Magnesium stearate, Alfa Aesar™

$190.86 - $190.86

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 557-04-0
Molecular Formula [CH3(CH2)16CO2]2Mg
Formula Weight 591.27
MDL Number MFCD00036391
Merck Index 14,5690
Synonym Stearic acid magnesium salt
Chemical Name or Material Magnesium stearate
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AAA162440B Alfa Aesar
A162440B
1000g Each for $190.86
Specifications

Description

Applications
Magnesium stearate is involved in the production of medical tablets, capsules, powders and polymer formulation. It is also used as a lubricant for tablets, anti-adherent, in dry coating and as a binding agent. It is an important ingredient in baby formulas. Further, it is used in the hydrogenation process. In addition to this, it is used to bind the sugar in hard candies like mints.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in benzene. Insoluble in water, alcohol and ether.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids and alkalis.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

557-04-0
591.27
14,5690
Magnesium stearate
[CH3(CH2)16CO2]2Mg
MFCD00036391
Stearic acid magnesium salt

Specifications

Odorless
1000g
[CH3(CH2)16CO2]2Mg
MFCD00036391
Stearic acid magnesium salt
148° to 152°C
557-04-0
591.27
14,5690
Magnesium stearate

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : WI4390000

TSCA : TSCA