White powder, insoluble in water, soluble in hot ethanol, benzene and turpentine, in the organic solvent heated dissolved and cooled into a gel, when the acid decomposition into stearic acid and the corresponding salt, there is hygroscopic
It is heated and dissolved in an organic solvent and then cooled into a gelatinous material. The acid is decomposed into stearic acid and the corresponding lead Salt. It is hygroscopic in the Air. This product is poisonous! Susceptible to sulfide Contamination.
Insoluble in water, soluble in hot ethanol.