Stearic Acid

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Stearic Acid


A solid by-product of vegetable fat.

A subsidiary product of stearine applied in the candle, soap, cosmetics and ointments industry. Packing as for food products and pharmaceutical articles. Is a solid substance, melting point 69°C and obtained from tallow distillate. Highly odorous and tainting.

Full information on this product is in the process of completion.

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