Magnesium stearate vegan, palm oil-free, CAS 557-04-0
Synonyms: Magnesii stearas, Magnesium Stearate, Magnesiumdistearat, Dibastic magnesium stearate, magnesium distearate.
Magnesium stearate is a pharmaceutical excipient and consists of a magnesium ion and two stearates.
Magnesium stearate is mainly used for making tablets, capsules, and powders. Magnesium stearate is also a frequently used lubricant, improves sliding properties and prevents sticking to the surfaces of the machines during production (e.g. during tableting).