Product name: Magnesium stearate
Molecular Formula: Mg(C18H35O2)2; C36H70MgO4
Molecular weight: 591.24
Appearance: white soft luminous powder
EINECS No.: 209-150-3
Magnesium stearate is a white substance that has two equivalents of stearate and one magnesium cation. It is safe for human consumption. It is often used as a filling agent in the manufacture of supplement capsules. This substance has lubricating properties and prevents ingredients from sticking to manufacturing equipment during the compression of chemical powders into capsules or tablets. Most pharmaceutical formulations include a certain amount of lubricant to improve their flow Ability and prevent their adhesion to the surfaces of processing equipment.
New pharmaceutical excipients, used as film coating materials of solid preparation, colloid liquid formulations of thickener, suspension agent, etc.