Having the chemical formula Mg(C18H35O2)2, Magnesium stearate is produced by the reaction of magnesium salt with sodium stearate. It is a white, water insoluble powder, having lubricating properties. Magnesium stearate is used as an ingredient by the manufacturers of processed food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. This powder can help in improving the quality and consistency of the capsules. It serves as a colorant and an anti-caking agent in the beauty industry.
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|Loss on drying||NMT 10.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|Acidity or Alkalinity||Complies||USP|
|Relative content of Stearic Acid||NLT 40%||USP|
|Relative content of Stearic Acid and Palmitic Acid||NLT 90%||USP|
|Total Heavy Metals||NMT 10 ppm||USP<231>|
|Lead||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Arsenic||NMT 1 ppm||USP<232>|
|Mercury||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Cadmium||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Total Plate Count||NMT 100,000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
|Yeast & Mold||NMT 1000 cfu/g||USP<61>|