12 Hydroxy Stearic Acid


12-Hydroxy Stearic Acid finds applications in a wide variety of uses.

  • In the manufacture of multipurpose Lithium and Calcium greases
  • In the manufacture of acrylic polymers
  • As an internal lubricant for moulding of plastics
  • Aqueous & non aqueous coatings for automotive, equipment, appliances and architectural applications
  • As a shrink resistant treatment for wool
  • As coating liners for the interior of metal food and beverage containers.
  • Aviator and internal lubricant for natural and synthetic rubbers.
  • As a theology modifier for Inks
  • In the manufacture of specialty chemicals such as esters, ethoxylates, sulfates etc. for plasticizers, textile, cosmetics and metal working operations.


APPEARANCE -- White to Cream Flakes/Bead-Powder
Clarity on Melting -- Clear, free from suspended matter
Color in gardener scale G 6.0 Max
Acid Value Mg KOH/g 175 Min
MIV % 1.00 Max
Melting Point Deg C. 72Min
Iodine Value (Wij’s Method) G I2/ 100 g 4.0 Max
Saponification Value Mg KOH/g 180-190
Hydroxyl Value -- 155 Min
Unsaponifiable matter % 1.0 Max


  • Packing in 25 KG/50 kg HDPE/Paper Bags/500 Kg Big Bags

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