Magnesium Stearate is a very fine, white powder with a soapy texture to provide lubrication. This product’s certificate of analysis is available on request. The country of origin for this product is Spain.
What is Magnesium Stearate Powder?Magnesium Stearate Powder is a common inactive ingredient in many nutritional supplements, which has a soapy texture to provide lubrication. It’s a soft, light white, odorless, tasteless and non-flammable powder. Magnesium Stearate is used as a release agent and as a component or lubricant in the production of food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.
What is the structure of Magnesium Stearate?Magnesium stearate is insoluble in water, alcohol, and ether. Magnesium stearate is a compound of magnesium with a mixture of solid organic acids obtained from edible sources. It’s a simple salt made up of two substances, a saturated fat called stearic acid and the mineral magnesium.
How is Magnesium Stearate Powder used in tablets?Magnesium stearate is often used as an anti-adherent in the manufacture of medical tablets, capsules, and powders. The substance is also useful because it has lubricating properties, preventing ingredients from sticking to manufacturing equipment during the production and compression of chemical powders into solid tablets. It is highly effective at reducing ‘capping’ during the tableting process.
How is Magnesium Stearate used in the Cosmetics Industry?Magnesium stearate has multiple functions in the cosmetic industry, it can be used to formulate a range of products such as hair products, skin products, fragrances, and deodorants.It is also used in the production of makeup products such as mascaras, eyeshadows, lipsticks, and blushers.
Other industrial uses of Magnesium Stearate Powder?In the food industry, Magnesium stearate is used in a wide range of production such as, an anti-caking agent, emulsifier, stabilizer and releasing agent in many food supplements, baby formula, bakery products, artificial sweeteners, and confectionery.
Please note that orders over 1kg will be packaged in a clear re-sealable bag.
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Magnesium Stearate Ingredients
Magnesium Stearate min 95%
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