Calcium Stearate is an insoluble metallic salt produced by saponification reaction of Calcium and Stearic Acid. Calcium Stearate is non-toxic, physiologically safe, and is insoluble in most solvents and has multiple applications in different production processes.
Calcium stearate is primarily used as an acid scavenger, release agent and lubricant in the plastics industry, for waterproofing in construction, and as an anti-caking additive in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
It is widely used in manufacturing of PVC Compounds, Rigid PVC Pipes, Cables, Poly Propylene, Plastic, Explosives, Foundry Chemicals, Cement, Paints, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals etc. Calcium Stearate has high stability to heat and light.