Lithium Stearate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Lithium Stearate Properties

Lithium Stearate

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Lithium Stearate is a white crystalline powder derived from lithium hydroxide .It is used as general purpose lubricating greases providing high resistance to water and the useful at both high and low temperature, which have found extensive applications in the automotive, aircraft and heavy machinery industry. It is also applied as a stabilizer in cosmetics as well as plastic industry. It is used as a corrosion inhibitor in petroleum.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Powder
Boiling Point 359.4 °C
CAS Number 4485-12-5
EINECS Number 224-772-5
IUPAC Name Lithium(1+) Ion Octadecanoate
InChI 1S/C18H36O2.Li/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20;/h2-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20);/q;+1/p-1
Melting Point 220 ºC
Molar Mass 290.4 g/mol
Molecular Formula C18H35LiO2
RTECS Number WI4370000
Synonyms Octadecanoicacid,Lithium Salt (9ci);Stearic Acid,Lithium Salt (8ci);Afco-Chem Lis;Lithalure;Lithium Octadecanoate uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X