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Product Details

Storage:
Organic #1
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Indefinite
Soluble:
Many organic solvents; not water.
Color:
Off-white
Odor:
Faint wax.
CAS No.:
57-11-4
Technical Note:
Laboratory grade stearic acid is actually 50% stearic acid and 45% palmitic acid; melting point is 55-56 ºC. Reagent grade is >95% stearic acid: melting point is 67-69 ºC. The reagent grade is a better choice for melting point labs.