Calcium Stearate

UPDATED ON December 17th, 2018

(maybe vegan) Calcium Stearate is a Calcium salt of Stearic Acid, a fatty acid obtained from animal fat or plants. When derived from animals, it comes from cows, pigs, sheep, and according to Peta, from dogs and cats euthanized in shelters. Calcium Stearate is used in some lubricants and surfactants. Please check with the manufacturer to find out the source of Stearic Acid/Calcium Stearate.