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  • Zinc stearate occurs as a fine, white, bulky, hydrophobic powder, free from grittiness and with a faint characteristic odor
  • Zinc stearate is primarily used in pharmaceutical formulations as
    a lubricant in tablet and capsule manufacture at concentrations up to
    1.5% w/w. It has also been used as a thickening and opacifying agent in cosmetic and pharmaceutical creams, and as a dusting powder
  • An aqueous solution of zinc sulfate is added to sodium stearate solution to precipitate zinc stearate. The zinc stearate is then washed with water and dried. Zinc stearate may also be prepared from stearic acid and zinc chloride.
  • Regulatory Status: GRAS listed. Included in the FDA Inactive Ingredients Database
    (oral capsules and tablets). Included in non parenteral medicines licensed in the UK. Included in the Canadian List of Acceptable Non-medicinal Ingredients.
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Technology Information
  • Process Basics
  • The preparation of Zinc stearates by different routes
  • Technology of Synthesis
  • Zinc stearate production
  • Granulation systems
  • Technology sources
  • Stearate Compounds
  • Stearate treated food products

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