Stearic Acid (vegetable source). 1 pound bag.
Used to harden wax, creating an opaque appearance.
Use stearic with pillar/votive wax to make gel wax embeds.
Stearic acid is also added to soap to make it harder, and allows it to last longer. Add approximately 1 Tablespoon stearic acid per pound of soap.
Can also be used up to 3% in lotions/creams to thicken them.
None of our fragrances are tested on animals.
All of our fragrances were formulated based on safety assessments made by the Panel of Experts of the (RIFM) Research Institute for Fragrance Materials and are carefully reviewed by the IFRA (International Fragrance Association) Scientitic Committee. Our fragrances comply with RIFM standards. All of Natures Garden fragrance oils are packaged in phthalate-free, recylable, HDPE (resin code No.2) plastic bottles.
Item Name: Stearic Acid
Physical / Chemical Characteristics:
|Boiling Range: N/A||Specific Gravity: (H20): .842|
|Vapor Density: N/A||Evaporation Rate: (_________=1)|
|Coating V.O.C.: N/A||Material V.O.C.: N/A|
|Solubility in Water: Insoluble||Percent Volatile by Volume (%): 100%|
|Vapor Pressure (mm Hg @ Temp): N/A||Appearance: A yellow to clear mobile liquid.|
|Flash Point: ~ 250F Stability: Stable||HMIS CODES: H/1 F/1 R/0 P/0|
Fire and Explosion Data: Extinguishing media: Use foam, dry chemical, & CO2. Special firefighting procedures- Self contained breathing apparatus & protective clothing should be worn when fighting fires involving chemicals. Fire and explosion hazards: None known.
Reactivity Data: Conditions to avoid: None. Materials to avoid: Strong oxidizing agents. Decomposition of byproducts: CO2, CO, Fumes. Hazardous polymerization: Will not occur.
Health Data: Inhalation and symptoms of exposure: N/A. Skin and eye contact and symptoms of exposure: N/A. Skin absorption and symptoms of exposure: N/A. Ingestion risks and symptoms of exposure: N/A. Carcinogenicity: N/A/.
Emergency & First Aid Procedures: Inhalation: seek fresh air immediately, if breathing is difficult- see doctor. Eyes: Flush immediately with clean water for at least 15 minutes. Contact doctor. Skin: remove contaminated clothing, wash affected areas with soap and water. Ingestion: give water to dilute, see doctor.
Hazardous Ingredients/ SARA III Information: This proprietary material contains the following toxic chemicals subject to the reporting requirements of section 313 of Title III of the superfund amendments and reauthorization act of 1986 and 40 CFR Part 372. :
This data is provided without any warranty, expressed or implied, regarding its correctness or accuracy. Since the conditions for use, handling, and storage and disposal of this product are beyond control, it is the responsibility of the user both to determine safe conditions for use of this product and to assume liability for loss, damage, or expense arising out of this product's improper use. No warranty expressed or implied regarding the product described herein shall be created by or inferred from any statement or omission in this MSDS.