Synpro® CALCIUM STEARATE 114-36 is manufactured for those applications demanding a superior quality, clear melting grade of calcium stearate. The polyolefin industry, in particular, is characterized by such applications. By use of TYPE 114-36, build-up on extruder screen packs is minimized, resulting in longer runs and reduced down time. Synpro® CALCIUM STEARATE 114-36 may be safely used as stabilizers in polymers used in the manufacture of components intended for holding food ; according to the Food and Drug Administration’s Code of Federal Regulations under Title 21, Parts 177.2600 and 178.2010. It is availble in tallow-based and vegetable-based formulas.