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39335 Lithium stearate

CAS Number
4485-12-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
39335-30 250g 49.80
39335-A1 1kg 108.00
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Lithium stearate

MDL
MFCD00042032
EINECS
224-772-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3(CH2)16CO2Li
Formula Weight
290.41
Form
Powder
Melting point
220°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Lithium stearate is used as a thickener and gelling agent to prepare oils into lubricating greases. It is the active component of lithium grease. Further, it is used as lubricants, lubricant additives, plastic and rubber products. In addition to this, it is used as a stabilizing agent in the plastics industry.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Wang, E.; Shen, J.; Wang, Y.; Tang, S.; Emami, S.; Reaney, M. J. T. Production of biodiesel with lithium glyceroxide. Fuel 2015, 160, 621-628.

Nagendramma, P.; Kumar, P. Eco-Friendly Multipurpose Lubricating Greases from Vegetable Residual Oils. Lubricants 2015, 3 (4), 628-636.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H500

May form combustible dust concentrations in air

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.70
TSCA
Yes

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