Key Benefits of Magnesium Stearate Powder:

  • Magnesium Stearate Powder is used primarily as a lubricant in capsule and tablet manufacture.
  • Magnesium Stearate is used in pharmaceutical formulations.
  • The anti-coagulating properties in it also make it a common ingredient in cosmetics.
  • Magnesium Stearate Powder is also used in dietary supplements.

Magnesium Stearate is a very fine, white powder with a soapy texture to provide lubrication. This product’s certificate of analysis is available on request.


Magnesium Stearate Information

It's a major use is in the pharmaceutical industry as a lubricant, dusting powder, emulsifier, binder, paint and varnish drier. It is used in the pharmaceutical drugs industry in order to bind tablets and make them smooth. Magnesium Stearate is also a common additive in several foods as it is cheaply available.
This product has been graded to be a safe chemical compound, with no side effects known. Several foods use it as an additive or preservative. It is an effective emulsifier used in syrups, ketchups, sauces, etc. It is also used as an anti-caking agent in preparing certain foods. Confectionaries use it for binding candies, etc. Baby cosmetic powder contains Magnesium Stearate as it provides a softer texture than talcum powder.
It is also a natural lubricant that prevents other ingredients in a supplement from clumping together. Magnesium Stearate is commonly used in cosmetics as it helps products such as foundation, lip gloss and mascara from separating into liquid and oil.

Advisory Information

The products sold by Blackburn Distributions are not intended to diagnose, treat, restore, correct or modify any functions in human beings. They are solely intended to help maintain & support a healthy lifestyle. The claims presented have not been evaluated by the FDA or the MHRA. We recommend that you seek advice from a fully qualified healthcare professional before consuming any of these products especially if you are taking other medications or pregnant. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if any adverse reactions occur. Not intended for use by persons under the age of 18. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place.

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CAS Number: 557-04-0
PubChem CID : 11177
IUPAC Name: magnesium;octadecanoate
InChI: InChI=1S/2C18H36O2.Mg/c2*1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20;/h2*2-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20);/q;;+2/p-2
Formula: C36H70MgO4
UNII: 70097M6I30
Molar mass: 591.27 g/mol
ChemSpider ID: 10704