Molecular formula: C18H36O2
International name: Stearic acid
Synonims: octadecanoic acid
CAS Nr: 57-11-4
Appearance: white flakes
Storage: Store in a dry, well-ventilated place.
Known applications for stearic acid are:
• additive in the automotive, food and pharmaceutical industries;
• raw material for the manufacture of stearic candles, shaving foam, cleaning agents;
• raw material for the manufacture of various detergents.