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Alfa Aesar™ Stearic acid, 90+%

$34.78 - $34.78

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 57-11-4
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)16CO2H
Formula Weight 284.48
MDL Number MFCD00002752
Beilstein 608585
Merck Index 14,8804
Synonym Octadecanoic acid
Chemical Name or Material Stearic acid
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AAA176730B SDS Alfa Aesar™
A176730B
1000g Each for $34.78
AAA176730I SDS Alfa Aesar™
A176730I
5000g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Stearic acid is used as a raw material in the production of detergents, surfactants, soaps, and cosmetics such as shampoos and shaving cream products. Its salts are used to soften polyvinyl chloride and a component of grease. It is used for the preparation of softeners in textile sizing with castor oil and dietary supplements. It acts as a hardener in candles with simple sugar or corn syrup. It is utilized for the coating of metal powders like aluminum and iron in fireworks. It finds application as a common lubricant during injection molding and pressing of ceramic powders. It acts as a key raw material for the synthesis of stearyl alcohol by reduction.

Solubility
Soluble in ethanol, dimethyl sulfoxide, dimethyl formamide, carbon terachloride, toluene, chloroform, acetone and carbondisulfide. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

57-11-4
284.48
608585
Octadecanoic acid
CH3(CH2)16CO2H
MFCD00002752
14,8804
Stearic acid

Specifications

1000g
CH3(CH2)16CO2H
MFCD00002752
14,8804
232°C (15mmHg)
196°C (384°F)
Stearic acid
57-11-4
284.48
608585
Octadecanoic acid
67° to 70°C
Odorless
≥90%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

RTECSNumber : WI2800000

TSCA : TSCA