Calcium stearate is a micronized and hydrophobic white powder that is in the family of calcium soaps. This widely used industrial substance is obtained from the reaction of fatty acids with a combination of calcium metal. It is produced from the thermal reaction between stearic acid and calcium oxide. Also, this chemical is a food additive with the trade name E470. The solubility of this substance in water is very low.


Chemical formula  C36H70CaO4
Other namescalcium dioctadecanoate, E470
Molecular mass607 g/mol
Melting point155 °C
AppearanceWhite powder


  • Lubricating agent or scavenger acid in plastic and polymer industries
  • Dispersing agent
  • Waterproof agent
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Heat stabilizer
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Cosmetic and health industries
  • In the production of defoamers
  • Melt flow improver in PVC industry


This chemical is available in 20 kg bags.

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