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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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).