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What is magnesium stearate

What is magnesium stearate?
Magnesium stearate, chemical formula for C36H70MgO4, molecular weight of 591.24, is an organic substance, is a white sand-free fine powder, slippery contact with the skin.
Insoluble in water, ethanol or ether, primarily made use of as lubricating substance, anti-adhesion agent, circulation aid.
Magnesium stearate is specifically appropriate for the granulation of oil and essence drugs, and also the granules have good fluidity and also compressibility.
Magnesium stearate is used as a flow help in straight pushing.
Magnesium stearate can likewise be used as filter help, clarifiers and frothing representatives, along with suspending agents and also thickeners for liquid preparations.

Preparation method of magnesium stearate
15 phr of magnesium sulfate was liquified in 150 phr of water, warmed to 55 ℃, and gradually included in the prepared salt stearate remedy, the re-decomposition response was carried out under mixing, as well as the magnesium stearate was precipitated as solid.
After the conclusion of the response, the clear fluid was separated, then cleaned with water, dried out by centrifugation and dried at 80-85 ℃ to obtain the finished item.

Application field of magnesium stearate
According to different application fields, magnesium stearate can be partitioned into food quality magnesium stearate, pharmaceutical grade magnesium stearate as well as commercial grade magnesium stearate; according to different dose kinds of items, magnesium stearate can be partitioned right into powdered magnesium stearate as well as flake magnesium stearate, among which powdered magnesium stearate is the mainstream item in the market.

Powdered magnesium stearate is commonly utilized as anti-caking representative and medication releasing agent in the fields of day-to-day chemical items, medication as well as food. with the fast growth of downstream market, the market range of powdered magnesium stearate will continue to increase.
1. Magnesium stearate is utilized as a warmth stabilizer for PVC, along with raw materials for aesthetic flour, skin ointment as well as medical tablets (shaping agent, lubricating substance), for lubrication as well as openness in timber powder, as well as for clear smoothing agent in paint sector.
2. Extensively utilized in food, medicine, paint, plastic, rubber, fabric and so forth.
3. Magnesium stearate is a new kind of medicinal excipient, which can be utilized as movie coating material for strong preparation, thickener for colloidal fluid prep work, suspending representative and so forth.
4. Utilized in cosmetics for powder items, can boost attachment, lubricity, but additionally can be utilized as basic materials for pharmaceutical tablets.

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