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Calcium Stearate

Test Specification...BP
Appearance A fine, white or almost white, crystalline powder
Solubility Practically insoluble in water and in alcohol
Acidity or alkalinity Passes test
Chlorides Maximum 0.1%
Sulphates Maximum 0.3%
Cadmium Maximum 3ppm
Lead 10ppm
Nickel Not more than 5ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 6%
Fatty acid composition Passes test
Assay The sum of stearic acid and palmitic acid is not less than 90%
Test Specification...USP
Characters It occurs as a fine, white to yellowish-white, bulky powder having a slight, characteristic odor
Identification
Test A
Test B
It gives reactions of CalciumSpecified test
Solubility Insoluble in water, in alcohol, and in ether.
Heavy metals Not more than 10 ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 4.0%
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay

  1. Content of Calcium-
  2. Content of

§ Stearic acid

§ Stearic & Palmitic acid

  1. 6.4%–7.4% on the dried basis

  1. Not less than 40.0%

Not less than 90.0%

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
GLP, cGMP (FDA) Approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, Halal and Kosher certified.
We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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