Tradeasia International Pte Ltd was established in 2000 as chemicals trading company. Over the years our product were expanded. Tradeasia International Pte Ltd was established to provide its customers with easy access to the finest steric acid goods. Our staff has extensive experience with steric acide products, we pride ourselves on our commitment to quality, reliability, and speed. We bring steric acid to you.
Stearic Acid (IUPAC systematic name: octadecanoic acid) is one of the useful types of saturated fatty acids that comes from many animal and vegetable fats and oils. It is a waxy solid, and its chemical formula is CH3(CH2)16COOH. Its name comes from the Greek word stéar (genitive: stéatos), which means tallow. The term stearate is applied to the salts and esters of Stearic Acid.Fatty Acids are aliphatic carboxylic acid with varying hydrocarbon lengths at one end of the chain joined to terminal carboxyl (-COOH) group at the other end.
The general formula is R-(CH2n-COOH). Fatty acids are predominantly unbranched and those with even numbers of carbon atoms between 12 and 22 carbons long react with glycerol to form lipids (fat-soluble components of living cells) in plants, animals, and microorganisms. Fatty acids all have common names respectively lauric (C12), myrIstic (C14), palmitic (C16), stearic (C18), oleic (C18, unsaturated), and linoleic (C18, polyunsaturated) acids.