Stearic Acid HYSTRENE 5016 NF VEGETABLE FOOD FLAKE, is a high purity mixture of saturated fatty acids (Octadecanoic and Hexadecanoic).
Typical of the triple-pressed grade, this product has excellent color and a low iodine value, and is ideal for applications requiring excellent heat and color stability. Stearic acid is used as an ingredient in making candles, plastics, oil pastels, cosmetics, soaps, aerosol shaving creams, and for softening rubber. Stearic acid is also used as a parting compound, release agent, lubricant (in injection molding), anti oxidation coating on metals, and manufacturing glycol stearate (used to produce a pearly effect in shampoos), Zinc stearate and other compounds.
For Industrial Use only)
INS No. 570 (Ant-caking agent)