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Testing Status of Stearic acid 57114


CASRN: 57-11-4

Formula: C18-H36-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Octadecanoic acid (9CI)

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate. For soaps, cosmetics, pharmaceutical creams. Release agent in baked goods. Insulation compounds. Plasticizer, found in many animal & vegetable fats. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (528732)  Completed 
    •  Negative