Stearic acid

Stearic acid is a saturated fat full  acid with an 18-carbon chain It is a waxy solid product from refinery and its chemical formula is C17H35CO2H. Its name comes from the Greek word στέαρ “stéar“, which means tallow .  Salts and esters of stearic acid are called stearates. Stearic acid is one of the most common saturated fatty acids found in nature …

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