Potassium Stearate

E470a, CAS No.593-29-3, HS code:291570

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Potassium Stearate CAS No. 593-29-3

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Potassium Stearate, E470a, CAS No.593-29-3, food emusifier is a safe potassium salt of stearic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis from Potassium hydroxide and Stearic Acid. Potassium Stearate is a white powder with a fatty odor and is greasy to the touch. It can be used in medicine and food products as an emulsifier or dispersant.
Also used in cosmetics and beauty products to stabilize formulas and increasing the thickness, or add lubricating properties. It is used in a wide variety of skin care and hair care products, including eyeliner, eyeshadow, mascara, lipsticks, blushers, face powders and foundations, and less often in perfumes, deodorants, and hair and skin care formulas. As a professional Potassium Stearate supplier, we supply Potassium Stearate NF/FCC/USP, food and pharma grade.

CAS No. : 593-29-3
Chemical Formula : C18H35KO
H.S.code : 291570
E No. : E470a
Other name : Sodium salt of stearic acid
 Chemical structure  :  Potassium stearate C18H35KO2 (cas 593-29-3) Molecular Structure

Potassium Stearate Specification

ITEM STANDARD
Appearance White fine powder, greasy to touch
Assay (dry basis, %) ≥ 98
Loss on drying (%) ≤ 5.0
Acid value of fatty acids 196~ 211
Acidity (%) 0.28~ 1.2
Acid stearic of fatty acids (%) ≥ 40
Total stearic acid and palmitic acid of fatty acids (%) ≥ 90
Iodine number ≤ 3.0
Free potassium hydroxide (%) ≤ 0.2
Lead (Pb) ≤ 2 mg/kg
Arsenic (As) ≤ 3 mg/kg
Heavy metal (as Pb) ≤ 10 mg/kg

As a professional Potassium Stearate supplier, we supply Potassium Stearate NF/FCC/USP, food and pharma grade can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for this product. If you want to buy learn more this product, you can send us inquiry. We always have this product in stock, we can guarantee delivery in 2 week after the order confirmation. but if your order is too big, it would be take more times. MOQ is 500kg.

Price trend of Potassium Stearate

Upstream: Prices of upstream ther synthesized chemical ingredients are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Potassium Stearate manufacturers didn’t change much.
Downstream: Downstream demand is pretty stable.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Potassium Stearate will be stable in the coming months.

  • Food Grade: Potassium Stearate is widely used as emulsifying agent in food industry.  food grade Potassium Stearate is available as fine powder (>98% purity).

Potassium Stearate gluten free

Yes. Potassium Stearate is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide an emulsifier from the Stearate salt family used in cosmetics and beauty products to stabilize formulas and increasing the thickness to processed food.

Halal Certified Potassium Stearate

Potassium Stearate is a potassium salt of stearic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis from Potassium hydroxide and Stearic Acid, available as White fine powder. As a synthesized chemical, Potassium Stearate is general recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our Potassium Stearate is 100% halal: Are there any pig products used in manufacturing process of this ingredient? Does the ingredient contain Alcohol (impure) or other haraam ingredients?

Kosher Certified Potassium Stearate

Potassium Stearate is a potassium salt of stearic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis from Potassium hydroxide and Stearic Acid, available as White fine powder. As a synthesized chemical, Potassium Stearate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. Moreover, Potassium Stearate is also regulated as Kosher for Passover.

Potassium Stearate MSDS

  • 5.1. Storage: Stored in a cool and dry place and Keep away from strong light and heat
  • 5.2. Handling precaution: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not breathe dust.

Side Effect of Potassium Stearate

Potassium Stearate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

No significant side effects reported.

Application and Uses of Potassium Stearate

Potassium Stearate is a potassium salt of stearic acid widely used as emulsifier in food production. As a emulsifying agent, Potassium Stearate can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, cosmetics, and various other industries.

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