What Chemical reactions of Stearic Acid?

(first syllable pronounced either steer or stair) is the saturated fatty acid with an 18 carbon chain and has the IUPAC name octadecanoic acid. It is a waxy solid, and its chemical formula is C18H36O2, orCH3(CH2)16COOH. Its name comes from the Greek word genitiveatos), which means tallow The salts and of stearic acid are called stearates

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