Lithium stearate

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Lithium stearate
Lithium stearate.svg
Names
IUPAC name
Lithium octadecanoate
Systematic IUPAC name
Lithium octadecanoate
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.022.521
EC Number 224-772-5
UNII
Properties
C18H35LiO2
Molar mass 290.42 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Lithium stearate is a chemical compound with the formula LiO2C(CH2)16CH3. It is formally classified as a soap (a salt of a fatty acid). Lithium stearate is a white soft solid, prepared by the reaction of lithium hydroxide and stearic acid.

Lithium stearate and lithium 12-hydroxystearate are lithium soaps, and are components of lithium grease.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angelo Nora, Alfred Szczepanek, Gunther Koenen, "Metallic Soaps" in Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry 2005 Wiley-VCH, Weinheim. doi:10.1002/14356007.a16_361

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