Please Note: If a 50 Lb Size of this item is offered it may be in a paper bag. Not a Plastic container.
Can you Eat it?
No, Soapgoods does not sell items for use in food.
Calcium stearate is a compound of calcium with a mixture of solid organic acids obtained from edible sources. It occurs as a fine, white to yellowish white, bulky powder having a slight, characteristic fatty odor and it may be derived from cows or hogs.
Calcium stearate was first isolated for commercial use in 1924 and it was used as a bread dough strengthener and crumb softener. (Soapgoods does not sell items for use in food)
Calcium stearate is carboxylate of calcium that is found in some lubricants and surfactants. It is a white calcium salt of stearic acid. Chemically it is related to the components of hand soap (which contain sodium and potassium) and is considered the most important calcium soap.