Stearic Acid 301 or octane decanoic acid, with the chemical formula CH₃ (CH₂) ₁₆COOH, is a solid powder, white, non-toxic, insoluble in water and with good solubility in ethanol, alcohol, ether, which is proportional to the other acids in its mass. It has less cholesterol and this has made it possible to use it in the food and pharmaceutical industries.
What is Stearic Acid 301?
It is found purely in beef, cocoa butter fat, grains and seafood, milk and butter. But the commercial type, which usually has the same amount of stearic acid and palmitic acid and a small amount of oleic acid, is often hydrolyzed from animal fats or hydrogenated with some unsaturated vegetable oils (by soaping, triglycerides using hot water). ) Is achieved.
Application of Stearic Acid 301?
Due to its wide variety of applications in various sectors of the industry, for example in the food industry (as a suitable substitute for trans fatty acids in the food industry, in the production of edible pastilles, food supplements and as a hardener). In sugar and candy), the production of drugs (as lubricants to fill capsules and as additives to keep the contents of the tablets), the production of chemicals, paints and coatings, and the sanitary and detergent industries (as emulsifiers and Sustainable in the production of soaps and shampoos, lotions, emollients), in industry (in candle making as an additive to paraffin, industrial lubricants, as a negative layer additive in the production of lead-acid batteries, The production of paints and coatings is used by creating lubricating properties and improving viscosity to soften the rubber (etc.).