Vegetable Stearic Fatty Acids
Vegetable Stearic Fatty Acid
Twin Rivers offers varied products with vegetable origins including soybean fatty acid, vegetable stearic fatty acid, palmitic fatty acid and high purity vegetable fatty acid.
Vegetable based stearic acid is a fatty acid found in vegetable fats. It is used in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products, in fragrances, and as a surfactant or emulsifier. Please contact our sales department to discuss Mass Balance products that may be available.
Palmitic acid is the most common saturated fatty acid and is found naturally in palm oil and palm kernel oil. It is also a component in soaps, cosmetics and in a wide range of uses in manufacturing and other applications.
Our Quincy, MA facility is Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified and offers sustainable mass balance palm oil products. Learn more about RSPO and view our sustainable mass balance products here.
|Stearic Fatty Acid, Vegetable Grade||Stearic Fatty Acid, Triple Pressed, Vegetable Grade||Stearic Fatty Acid, Double Pressed, Vegetable Grade|
|Acid Value||202 - 209||205 - 210||204 - 211|
|Saponification Value||204 - 211||206 - 211||205 - 212|
|Iodine Value||1 max||0.5 max||1 max|
|Moisture, %||0.3 max||0.3 max||0.3 max|
|Color, Gardner||1 max|
|Color, % Transmittance
|85/95 min||85/95 min||85/95 min|
|Typical Composition, % by G.C.|
|C14||2 max||2 max||2 max|
|C16||30 - 38||45 - 55||40 - 48|
|C18||62 min||40 - 50||50 - 58|
|C16 : C18 Ratio||>1|