lithium stearate

lithium stearate

[′lith·ē·əm ′stir‚āt]
(organic chemistry)
LiC18H35O2 A white, crystalline compound with a melting point of 220°C; used in cosmetics, plastics, and greases, and as a corrosion inhibitor in petroleum.
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2% weight and not more than 20% weight of the composition; and a component selected from the group consisting of lithium salts, sodium salts, and potassium salts of fatty organic acids, wherein anions of the fatty organic acids include at least 10 carbon atoms, and cations are selected from the group consisting of sodium, lithium, and potassium; the component present in an amount, measured as its stoichiometric equivalent as lithium stearate with the stoichiometry being based on equal numbers of carboxylate anions, such that the component has a ratio to the at least one oxyethylated aliphatic alcohol that is at least 0.
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).