Calcium Stearate

JMB produces both commercial and high-purity grades of magnesium stearate that comply with the latest European Pharmacopeia specifications and also a food grade that complies with EC Regulation 231/2012 (E470a).

The specification for the commercial product is as follows:

Parameter Limit(s)
Ash 10 - 11%
Free fatty acid 2% max
Moisture 3% max
Bulk density 0.2 - 0.3 g cm-3


For the specifications of our food and pharmaceutical grades of magnesium stearate, please get in touch with our sales office directly on 0044 (0)1782 744171 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

These materials have been approved as Kosher by the Manchester Beth-Din and as Halal by Halal Certification Europe.

As for all JMB stearates, normal packaging is in 20 kg nett multi-wall paper sacks, though material can be supplied in fibre drums in required.

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