Stearic Acid Powder BP

    DESCRIPTION

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

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Colour
    (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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