Stearic Acid Powder BP


    AppearanceA white odourless powder
    CompositionC18: 40 - 60%
    C16 + C18: 90% min


    (Lovibond 5.25" Cell)
    Yellow: 5.0 max
    Red: 0.5 max
    SolubilityInsoluble in water, soluble in most organic solvents
    Melting point54 to 560C
    LeadMax 10 ppm
    Residue on ignitionMax 0.1 %
    Acid Value206 to 210mg KOH/g
    IodineMax 1 gl2 /100g
    NickelMax 1 ppm

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Wed 7 September 2011 (690)

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