Sodium stearate is a skin irritant in man and laboratory animals, and has induced eye damage in rabbits. There is one report of possible skin sensitization in man. A low acute oral toxicity was demonstrated in rats. In a limited assay, sodium stearate failed to induce mutations in bacteria.

Date of Publication: 2007

Number of Pages: 5

CAS Number*: 822-16-2

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