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Stearic Acid Rev. Date 04/21/06



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TYPICAL CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
 
Product Code:   19-5010
Grit:   None
Moisture:   0.10%
Ash:   0.28%
Granulation- 100 Mesh:   99.0%
-200 Mesh:   96.0%
-325 Mesh:   95.0%
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:  MIL-S-271B
 
PACKAGING:   100-110 lb. Polylined Fiber Drum
 
USES:   Stearic acid, also called octadecanoic acid, is used in lubricants, pyrotechnics, soaps, dispersing agents, shoe and metal polishes and accelerator activators.
 
HANDLING:   Avoid inhalation and ingestion. Avoid bases, oxidizing agents, and reducing agents. Since no exposure limits have been established by OSHA and ACGIH, we recommend that our product be treated as a nuisance dust 10mg/m3. See the MSDS for more information.
 
PROPER SHIPPING NAME:   Stearic Acid
& SHIPPING INFORMATION:   UN# N/A, Class N/A
 
PRODUCT INFORMATION

Stearic Acid
 
CAS Number
RTECS Number
Melting point

57-11-4
WI 2800000
69-70 °C

EINEC Number
Molecular Wt.
Molecular Formula

2003134
284.47
CH3(CH2)16COOH
 

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