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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Magnesium Stearate is generally safe to consume, but excessive amount may have laxative effect.
It is generally used in food industry as an emulsifier, binder, or thickener.
Magnesium Stearate is a simple salt made up of two substances, a saturated fat called steric acid and the mineral magnesium.
This product has a shelf life of 36 months.
Magnesium Stearate is insoluble in water.
The limit for lead in our product is not more than 0.5 ppm. As content of lead more than its limit may be harmful, so we comply as per USP <232> and CA Prop 65.
The acceptable moisture is not more than 10% w/w.
It is a white color fine powder.
Yes, the Magnesium Stearate powder provided by us is BSE/TSE free.
|Loss on drying||NMT 5.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|Relative content of Stearic Acid and Palmitic Acid||NLT 90%||USP|
|Relative content of Stearic Acid||NLT 40%||USP|
|Magnesium||4.0 - 5.0%||USP|
|Acidity or Alkalinity||Complies||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>|