Limited reports suggest that calcium stearate was not a skin irritant or a skin sensitizer in humans. Acute oral toxicity in rats was apparently low. Intratracheal administration to rats caused lung effects and deaths. Calcium stearate was not mutagenic in yeast or in an Ames bacterial test.

Date of Publication: 1989

Number of Pages: 4

CAS Number*: 1592-23-0

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