Magnesium Stearate, USP
Magnesium Stearate

Magnesium Stearate, USP

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Whitening Texturizer with Emulsifying Properties
Part Number: TEX-MGST-01
Availability: In Stock
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Description: Ester of magnesium & stearic acid. Fine white soapy powder, faint odor of fatty acid. Melting point 130-145oC (266-293oF). Median Particle Size 11.1 micron. Fatty acid solidification at 53oC. Soluble in warm alcohol, miscible in oils, insoluble in water.

CAS: 557-04-0

INCI Name: Magnesium stearate

  • USP grade
  • Widely used texturizer, opacifier, and non-gelling thickener for a variety of personal care products and color cosmetics
  • Acts as film-forming and anti-caking agent
  • Useful as lubricating agent for enhanced slip and silkiness
  • Has mild emulsifying properties

Use: For dry applications use as is; for liquid applications add to the fatty phase of the formulas (or dissolve in warm alcohol). For external use only.

Applications: Makeup products (e.g. foundations, face powders, lipsticks, mascara, eye shadows, etc.), creams, lotions, pomades, ointments, cream shampoos.

Country of Origin: USA

Raw material source: Vegetable oils, magnesium

Manufacture: Magnesium stearate is produced by reacting sodium stearate with magnesium salts.

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: Not tested for GMOs

Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components

Documents: SDS, Fact Sheet, Sample Recipe, Certificate of Analysis

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