aluminum stearate

aluminum stearate

[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ′stir‚āt]
(organic chemistry)
Al(C17H35COO)3 An aluminum soap in the form of a white powder that is insoluble in water and soluble in oils; used for waterproofing fabrics and concrete and as a drier in paints and varnishes.
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001 to 10 wt% weak acid salt such as aluminum stearate.
Comments: Surface treated with aluminum stearate compounds, giving it water repellant properties.
INCI name: water (and) titanium dioxide (and) isodeceth-6 (and) oleth-10 (and) aluminum stearate (and) alumina (and) simethicone
Provides both precipitated and modified fusion-process metallic stearates: aluminum octoate, aluminum stearate, barium stearate, calcium stearate, lithium stearate, magnesium stearate, sodium stearate, and zinc stearate (including clear melt, polymer, and granular types).
The PPG-engineered silica is an erosion modifier that replaces aluminum stearate, which can be violently reactive under certain environmental conditions.
Christensen added aluminum stearate, a water-soluble aluminum salt, to the resin and produced a nonhardened plastic rigid enough to be worked in automatic machines; and the alum casein scraps were easily reworkable, greatly reducing waste.
00 (C12-C15 alkyl benzoate (and) titanium dioxide (and) polyhydroxystearic acid (and) aluminum stearate (and) alumina Phase B Distilled water 54.