aluminum monostearate


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aluminum monostearate

[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ‚män·ō′stir‚āt]
(organic chemistry)
Al(OH)2[OOC(CH2)16CH3] A white to yellowish-white powder with a melting point of 155°C; used in the manufacture of medicine, paint, and ink, in waterproofing, and as a plastics stabilizer.