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Magnesium stearate  Structure

Magnesium stearate

Chemical Properties

Melting point 200 °C (lit.)
Density  1.028g/cm3
storage temp.  Inert atmosphere,Room Temperature
solubility  alcohol: insoluble
form  Fine Powder
color  White
PH 7 (H2O) (slurry)
Odor wh. soft oily powd., tasteless, odorless
Water Solubility  Insoluble
Merck  14,5690
BRN  3919702
Exposure limits ACGIH: TWA 10 mg/m3; TWA 3 mg/m3
Stability Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
LogP 8.216 (est)
CAS DataBase Reference 557-04-0(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System Magnesium stearate (557-04-0)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  Xi
Risk Statements  36/37/38
Safety Statements  26-37/39
WGK Germany  -
RTECS  WI4390000
HS Code  29157030
Hazardous Substances Data 557-04-0(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in Rabbit: > 2000 mg/kg


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