Calcium stearate (CAS 1592-23-0)


Calcium stearate (CAS 1592-23-0)

Calcium stearate is a carboxylate of calcium, classified as a calcium soap. It is a component of some lubricants, surfactants, as well as many foodstuffs. It is a white waxy powder.

Calcium stearate is a waxy material with low solubility in water, unlike traditional sodium and potassium soaps. It is also easy and cheap to produce, and exhibits low toxicity. These attributes are the basis of many of its applications. Related applications exist for the magnesium stearate.

Calcium stearate is used as a flow agent and surface conditioner in some candies such as Smarties, jawbreakers and Sprees. It is a waterproofing agent for fabrics. A lubricant in pencils and crayons. A lubricant in the dry drawing method of wire production

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Industries: Food industry , Resins, plastics, polyurethanes
CAS number: 1592-23-0
WE number: 216-472-8
Chemical formula: C36H70CaO4
Molar mass: 607,02 g/mol
ADR: 29157050

Other physical properties

Melting / freezing point: 179,5°C
Boiling point / range: 661°C
Relative density: 1,12 g/cm3
Solubility in water: 40 mg/l (15°C)

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