|Characters||It occurs as a white or yellowish, fine powder, greasy to the touch.|
(a) Solution has a freezing point not lower than 53 degree.
(b) Acid Value- 195 to 210.
(c) Examine the chromatograms obtained in the assay of stearic acid and palmitic acid.
(d) Solution gives reaction of sodium.
|Solubility||Slightly soluble in water and in ethanol (96%)|
|Acidity or Alkalinity||Specified Test.|
|Chlorides||Not more than 0.2%|
|Sulfates||Not more than 0.3%|
|Nickel||Not more than 5 ppm|
|Loss on drying||Not more than 5.0%|
-stearic acid in fatty acid fraction
-sum of stearic acid and palmitic acid in the fatty acid fraction.
7.4% to 8.5%
Not less than 40%
Not less than 90%
Shelf life, Storage and Packing
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