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Zinc Stearate Rev. Date 04/21/06



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TYPICAL CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
 
Product Code:   26-1100
Zinc Oxide:   12.5-14.0
Free Fatty Acid:   0.4
Alkalies & Alkaline Earth:   <1.0 ppm
Arsenic:   <1.5 ppm
Lead:   <10 ppm
Cadmium:   <15 ppm
Fatty Acid Solidification Temp °C:   54+
Water Solubles:   <0.5ppm
Alcohol Solubles:   None
Ether Solubles:   None
Moisture:   <0.5ppm
pH (moistened Litmus paper):   Neutral
     
 
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:  N/A
 
PACKAGING:   200 lb. Drum
 
USES:   Zinc stearate is used in tablet manufacturing, in cosmetic and pharmaceutical powders andointments, as a flatting and sanding agent in lacquers, as a drying lubricant and dusting agent for rubber, waterproofing agent for concrete, rockwool, paper and textiles.
 
HANDLING:   Mechanical exhaust requirement. Keep containers sealed. Store in cool, dry place. Avoid strong oxidizers. Since no exposure limit has been determined by OSHA and ACGIH, we recommend that our product be treated as a nuisance dust 15mg/m3. This product may be subject to SARA 313 reporting requirements (Zn 10.34%). See the MSDS for more information.
 
PROPER SHIPPING NAME:   Zinc Stearate
& SHIPPING INFORMATION:   UN# N/A, Class N/A
 
PRODUCT INFORMATION

Zinc Stearate
 
CAS Number
RTECS Number
Melting point
 

557-05-1
ZH 5200000
120 °C
 

EINEC Number
Molecular Wt.
Molecular Formula
 

2091519
632.30
Zn(C18H35O2)2
 
 

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