|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|
At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All Potassium Stearate we provide has been strictly tested under HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.
Storage: Potassium Stearate should be Stored in a cool and dry place and Keep away from strong light and heat
Handling Precaution: Handling of Potassium Stearate should only be performed by personnel trained and familiar with handling of organic chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.
Potassium Stearate is a potassium salt of stearic acid widely used as emulsifier in food production. As a emulsifying agent, Potassium Stearate can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, cosmetics, and various other industries.