|Major Applications Used as a lubricant in Tabletling & Pharmaceuticals. Sraocrthcning agent in Talcum Powder & Cosmetics.|
Stabilizer & Lubricant in Engineering Plastics.
Magnesium stearate I.P/B.P, also called octadecanoic acid, magnesium salt, is a white substance which is solid at room temperature.
It is a salt containing two equivalents of stearate (the anion of stearic acid) and one magnesium (Mg2+).
Magnesium stearate melts at about 120-130°C and is not soluble in water.