pentaerythritol tetrastearate

pentaerythritol tetrastearate

[¦pen·tə·ə′rith·rə‚tȯl ‚te·trə′stir‚āt]
(organic chemistry)
C(CH2OOCC17H35)4 A hard, ivory-colored wax with a softening point of 67°C; used in polishes and textile finishes.
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