casno. : CAS 557-04-0
Magnesium stearate is the magnesium salt of stearic acid, a long chain, saturated hydrocarbon that is commonly used as an emulsifier, binder and thickener in food products. It is also used as an anticaking agent; lubricant; release agent for baking; and an antifoaming agent.
Plastic Auxiliary Agents, Coating Auxiliary Agents
Chemical Auxiliary Agent
Free Fatty Acid (wt%)
MgO Content (wt%)
Heavy Metal PPM
1. for plastic magnesium stearate is both stabilizer and lubricant, such as in PVC hard products as internal and external
2. as an emulsifier in cosmetics.
3. Magnesium stearate is also used as a dry powder extinguishing agent.