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Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Data is from peer reviewed journal

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Final Report of the Safety Assessment of Lithium Stearate, A1 u mi n u m Distearate, Alum in u m Stearate, Aluminum Tristearate, Ammonium Stearate, Calcium Stearate, Magnesium Stearate, Potassium Stearate, Sodium Stearate, and Zinc Stearate
Author:
cosmetic ingredient review panel
Year:
1982
Bibliographic source:
International Journal of Toxicology 1982 1: 143

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Data is from International Journal of Toxicology journal
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent
Test material form:
solid: particulate/powder
Remarks:
migrated information: powder
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): Aluminum distearate
- Molecular formula (if other than submission substance): C36-H71-Al-O5
- Molecular weight (if other than submission substance): 610.93 g/mol
- Substance type: Organic
- Physical state: Solid

Results and discussion

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Form / colour / odour
Form:
powder
Colour:
White to off white
Odour:
other: bland fatty odor
Substance type:
organic

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
From peer reviewed journal the test substance Aluminum distearate found to be White to off white organic fine powder with bland fatty odor.
Executive summary:

From peer reviewed journal the test substance Aluminum distearate found to be White to off white organic fine powder with bland fatty odor.