Magnesium Stearate

CAS#: 557-04-0

Synonyms: Magnesium octadecanoate; octadecanoic acid, magnesium salt.

Uses: Dusting powder, lubricant in making tablets, drier in paints and varnishes, flatting agent, in medicines, stabilizer and lubricant for plastics, emulsifying agent in cosmetics, dietary supplement.

Hazard:  Hazardous in case of ingestion. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of inhalation.