What is butyl stearate used in?

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It is often used as a lubricant (I believe!) A COLOURLESS OLEAGINOUS LIQUID,STABLE,PRACTICALLY ODOURLESS ESTER. MADE BY REACTION WITH STEARIC ACID WITH N- BUTANOL. MP : 20-23oC, DENSITY 0.855 -0.860 AT 20/20oC, SOLUBLE IN ALCOHOL & ETHER, INSOLUBLE IN WATER. IT IS A SPECIAL LUBRICANTS, INGREDIENTS FOR POLISHES, PLASTICIZER FOR LAMINATED FIBER PRODUCTS, CHLORINATED RUBBER & CABLE LACQUERS. USED IN CARBON PAPER & INKS; EMOLLIENT IN COSMETIC & PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS; DAMP PROOFER FOR CONCRETE; USED IN LIPSTICKS; FLAVOURING & ALSO USED AS SURFACTANTS. DR.K.K.SAHA KOLKATA-700059 INDIA / 30-04-09
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