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Is stearic hydrazide vegan?

Stearic hydrazide is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is stearic hydrazide?

Stearic hydrazide is a white, odorless powder that belongs to the family of hydrazine derivatives. It is commonly used as an ingredient in the manufacturing of plastics, waxes, and coatings, as well as in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals. Stearic hydrazide acts as a chain extender and cross-linking agent, providing improved thermal stability and mechanical properties to the final products. It is also used as a foaming agent in the production of polystyrene foam. Due to its unique chemical properties, stearic hydrazide has a wide range of industrial applications.

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