calcium stearate


calcium stearate
calcium stearate n a white powder consisting essentially of calcium salts of stearic acid and palmitic acid and used as a conditioning agent in food and pharmaceuticals

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[NF] a compound of calcium with organic acids obtained from fats, used as a tablet lubricant.

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