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CAS NO:1002-89-7
EC NO:213-695-2
Molecular Formula:C18H39NO2

Ammonium stearate appears as white to yellow paste or liquid with a weak ammonia odor. May float or sink in water.
Ammonium stearate, textile, chemical raw material used as raw material in the production of polymers and adhesives. Ammonium stearate, is produced as powders and pastes 30% prepared seafood is also available.

Industry Uses   
Lubricants and lubricant additives
Processing aids, not otherwise listed
Surface active agents

Consumer Uses
Adhesives and sealants
Lubricants and greases

Industry Processing Sectors
All other chemical product and preparation manufacturing
Paint and coating manufacturing
Textiles, apparel, and leather manufacturing

Ammonium stearate has weak oxidizing or reducing powers. 
Redox reactions can however still occur. The majority of compounds in this class are slightly soluble or insoluble in water. If soluble in water, then the solutions are usually neither strongly acidic nor strongly basic. These compounds are not water-reactive.

Melting point:21-24℃
Boiling point:442.62°C (rough estimate)
Density 0.8900
refractive index 1.5000 (estimate)
form yellow-white powder

Chemical Properties
cream or light yellow powder

In vanishing creams, in waterproofing cements.

General Description
White to yellow paste or liquid with a weak ammonia odor. May float or sink in water.

Air & Water Reactions
Slightly soluble in water.

Reactivity Profile
Ammonium stearate has weak oxidizing or reducing powers. 
A nuisance dust.

Health Hazard
None experienced under normal conditions of use. Ingestion causes irritation of mouth and stomach. Contact with eyes causes irritation.

Fire Hazard
Special Hazards of Combustion Products: Toxic ammonia and oxides of nitrogen may form in fires.

Safety Profile
A nuisance dust. When heated todecomposition it emits toxic vapors of NH3.

Ammonium Stearate is used as emulsifier, dispersant, wetting agent, moisturizing agent.

White to yellowish paste

Soap stabilizer, foamer and froth aid additive for use in latex systems and other areas 
requiring foam generation and bubble control.

Ammonium Stearate 33%, 
Ammonium stearate dispersion 
Stearic acid, 
ammonium salt

Origin: Synthetic
Shelf life: N/A
Freight Classification: NMFC48580 S3 CL55
Kosher Status: Not Kosher
Flash Point: > 140øF
Melting Point: 21 - 24-
Allergen: NO
Hazmat: YES
Molecular Weight: 132.14 g/mol

Function & Characteristics:
Ammonium stearate used as anti-caking and anti-foaming agent in sugar production.
Sugar, but mainly used in cosmetics.

Major Uses

1, Typical applications
Ammonium stearate use as cleansing agent.
Ammonium stearate use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Ammonium stearate use as lubricant.

2, Personal care products
Ammonium stearate use as cleansing agent, emulsifying agent.

Ammonium stearate is functions (INCI)
Cleaning Agent: Helps keep a clean surface
Emulsifying agent: Promotes the formation of intimate mixtures between immiscible liquids by modifying the interfacial tension (water and oil)
Surfactant: Reduces the surface tension of cosmetics and contributes to the uniform distribution of the product during its use

Ammonium Stearate is used in waterproofing cements, concrete, stucco, paper, textiles.
Ammonium Stearate is used extensively in the textile Industry, in acrylic latex compounds.
Ammonium Stearate is Foam stabiliser for coatings.
Ammonium Stearate is Resistant to alkaline concentrations common in practice.
Ammonium Stearate is Not resistant to acid systems.
Ammonium Stearate enables Optimum dispersion of the expanded foaming paste.
Ammonium Stearate enables uniform fine pores.

Aqueous dispersion of ammonium stearate is mainly used in the field of gravure printing.
Beside the positive effect on the coating rheology, ammonium stearate dispersion damps the foam tendency during the processing operation.
Ammonium stearate damps the foam tendency and has a positive effect on the coating rheology.
In addition Ammonium stearate is based on vegetable fatty acids and is particularly suitable for applications in the food industry.

Ammonium Stearate is an acid scavenger, release agent and lubricant in Plastic and various industries.
Ammonium Stearate is a cost effective chemical additive for plastics.

Benefits of Ammonium Stearate
Acid Scavengers
Lubricants / Waxes
Release Agents

Ammonium Stearate is  white solid is the most common soap. 
Ammonium Stearate is found in many types of solid deodorants, rubbers, latex paints, and inks. 
Ammonium Stearate is also a component of some food additives and food flavorings.

Other name :
Ammonium stearate
Stearic ammonium salt
Octadecanoic acid ammonium salt
Stearic acid ammonium salt

IUPAC names
ammonium octadecanoate
Ammonium stearate
ammonium stearate
Octadecanoic acid, ammonium salt


Acide octadécanoïque, ammoniate (1:1) 
Ammonium Stearate
Octadecanoic acid ammoniate (1:1) 
Octadecanoic acid, ammonium salt 
Octadecansäureammoniat (1:1)
ammonium octadecanoate
ammonium stearate, paste
Ammonium stearate, pure
ammonium stearate??
azanium and octadecanoate
azanium octadecanoate
MFCD00152247 [MDL number]
Stearic acid 1-monoglyceride
Stearic acid, ammonium salt


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