Stearic Acid NF Grade *

Can Be Used In Food, Drug, Or Medical Applications

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About Stearic Acid NF Grade

Stearic Acid, Octadecanoic Acid, Stearophanic Acid, and n-Octadecanoic Acid, has the chemical formula C18H36O2 or CH3(CH2)16COOH. It is one of the useful types of saturated fatty acids that are obtained from vegetable/plants fats and oils. Stearic Acid appears as a hard, white, or faintly yellowish crystalline solid having a tallow odor. It is insoluble in Water, slightly soluble in Ethanol, and freely soluble in Acetone at ambient conditions. It is produced on a commercial scale by the hydrogenation of the unsaturated 18-carbon fatty acids of soybean, cottonseed, or other vegetable oils.

An NF Grade chemical is the one that conforms to the criteria of the National Formulary (NF). A substance that has received the NF Grade certification can be used in food, drug, or medical applications.

Common Uses and Applications

  • Chemical precursor
  • Soaps and moisturizers
  • Synthesis of candles, insulators, modeling compounds
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Laundry products

Industries that use Stearic Acid

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Stearic Acid NF Grade Specifications

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