INCI: Aluminum stearate

What is Aluminum stearate?

Aluminum stearate is an aluminum salt of stearic acid, a fatty acid. This salt is also sometimes known as metallic salt. At room temperature, it’s hard plastic like material. It doesn’t dissolve in water.

Use & Benefits:

It is used as an emulsifier to stabilize the emulsion, also like another aluminum salt it provides thickening to a formulation. It is also used to impart color to a product.

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