Zinc Stearate is used to heat stabilization, release agent and lubricant. It is used as an emulsifier in cosmetics and toiletries.
It is a white solid that repels water. It is insoluble in polar solvents such as alcohol and ether but soluble in aromatic hydrocarbons
(e.g., benzene) and chlorinated hydrocarbons when heated.
Other names:zinc octadecanoate,zinc distearate