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Magnesium Stearate

Our Magnesium Stearate is a very fine, high purity, low ash, non caking product which is specially customised to meet the requirements of Pharmaceutical industry. It is most widely used as a lubricating agent in tablet manufacturing.

  • Magnesium Stearate is primarily used as a lubricant in capsule and tablet manufacturing
  • Magnesium stearate is used as an anti-caking agent in applications in which a free flowing final product is desired, such as aerosols and cosmetic powders
  • Magnesium stearate is also used as anti caking agent in Food industry
  • Thermostable Magnesium Stearate is used as lubricant and release agent in the processing of thermoplastics and thermosets
  • Magnesium stearate is also used as a lubricant in ABS injection moulding compounds
  • Magnesium stearate can also be used as a dusting agent to prevent surface tackiness in rubber products, and as a flattening agent for paints, varnishes and lacquers
  • Magnesium stearate is suitable for use in food packaging applications in accordance with many FDA Code of Regulations

Advantages And Features :

  • Magnesium Stearate helps achieve proper hopper flow during tablet manufacturing
  • Tablet ejection force required is minimal
  • Magnesium stearate improves life of dies and punches as their wear and tear is reduced
  • Magnesium stearate increases the production speed by ensuring proper flow ability
  • We only use premium quality vegetable based raw materials for our production.
  • We closely monitor critical physical parameters like Specific surface area, Bulk density and Particle size distribution

Magnesium Stearate

Test A- Freezing point of Fatty Acids °C >=53
Test B- Acid value of Fatty Acids mgKOH/g 195 to 210
Test C- Fatty Acid composition Conforming Complies
Test D for Magnesium Conforming Complies
Lead ppm <=10
Cadmium ppm <=3
Nickel ppm <=5
Chloride % <=0.1
Sulphate % <=0.5
Acidity or Alkalinity ml <=0.5
Loss on drying % <=6
Specific Surface Area m2/g 5 to 25
Assay of Magnesium % 4 to 5
Fatty acid composition C18 % >=40
Fatty acid composition C16+C18 % >=90
Total aerobic microbial count cfu/g <=1000
Mould and yeast cfu/g <=500
Escherichia Coli Absent Complies
Salmonella Absent Complies