Potassium Stearate, E470a, CAS No.593-29-3, food emusifier is a safe potassium salt of stearic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis from Potassium hydroxide and Stearic Acid. Potassium Stearate is a white powder with a fatty odor and is greasy to the touch. It can be used in medicine and food products as an emulsifier or dispersant.
Also used in cosmetics and beauty products to stabilize formulas and increasing the thickness, or add lubricating properties. It is used in a wide variety of skin care and hair care products, including eyeliner, eyeshadow, mascara, lipsticks, blushers, face powders and foundations, and less often in perfumes, deodorants, and hair and skin care formulas.
Potassium Stearate Specification
|Appearance||White fine powder, greasy to touch|
|Assay (dry basis, %)||≥ 98|
|Loss on drying (%)||≤ 5.0|
|Acid value of fatty acids||196~ 211|
|Acidity (%)||0.28~ 1.2|
|Acid stearic of fatty acids (%)||≥ 40|
|Total stearic acid and palmitic acid of fatty acids (%)||≥ 90|
|Iodine number||≤ 3.0|
|Free potassium hydroxide (%)||≤ 0.2|
|Lead (Pb)||≤ 2 mg/kg|
|Arsenic (As)||≤ 3 mg/kg|
|Heavy metal (as Pb)||≤ 10 mg/kg|
As a professional Potassium Stearate supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute Potassium Stearate for years.
Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material are stable.
Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Potassium Stearate manufacturers didn’t change much.
Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Potassium Stearate will be stable in the coming months.
Potassium Stearate is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide an emulsifier from the Stearate salt family used in cosmetics and beauty products to stabilize formulas and increasing the thickness to processed food.
Potassium Stearate is general recognized as halal.
Potassium Stearate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.
Potassium Stearate is generally considered to be safe.
Potassium Stearate can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Potassium Stearate is used as an emulsifier from the Stearate salt family in cosmetics and beauty products to stabilize formulas and increasing the thickness, or add lubricating properties.