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Greenstearine Stearic Acid - Palm Free

Greenstearine Stearic Acid - Palm Free

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Stearic Acid has many uses from food to personal care products.  Also known as Greenstearine 4928, derived from Olive Oil and completely free of palm oil derived starting materials.  Common uses include:

    • Soaps & Shampoos: Esters of stearic acid produce pearly effect in soaps and shampoos

    • Skincare: Stearic acid is an intensive moisturizer in creams and lotions, and soaps of stearic acid can be used as emulsifiers

    • Detergents/Disinfectants: Quaternary alkylammonium derivatives are used in the manufacture of detergents, antistatic agents & disinfectants

    • Softening: Stearate salts of zinc, calcium, lead etc are used in softening PVC.

    • In Tyres: Used as release agents in manufacturing of tyres

    • Textile: Stearic acid with castor oil is used in textile sizing

    • Fireworks: Used in firework to coat metal powder which prevents oxidation, allowing composition to be stored for long time

    • Candies:Used with sugar or corn syrup as hardener in candies

    • Candles: Used in candle making

    • Dietary supplements: Used in dietary supplements as it is a fatty acid

    • Fanning: Used as lubricant agent in playing cards

Contact us for expert advice, hints, tips and tricks on using Palm-Free Stearic acid in skincare, haircare and technical products.

Safety Information

Stearic acid is safe to use in foods and other purpose. It is not hazardous when consumed in limited quantities.

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