DoverLube 125 Magnesium stearate is a metallic salt of a fatty acid (stearic acid). It is white and manufactured as a power. . Like most stearates magnesium stearate has a greasy, oily slippery feel, yet dry to the touch similar to graphite.
Most stearates are soluble in hot polyolefin’s, some solvents, and oils. Stearates are typically not soluble in water and alcohols.
DoverLube 125 is manufactured for plastics, esp rigid PVC and ABS, as a lubricant, mold release agent, and modifier. We have specific melt temp data on file. Please inquire.
Stearates are generally not regulated and are considered non-hazardous.
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