trihydroxyethylamine stearate

trihydroxyethylamine stearate

[‚trī·hī¦dräk·sē¦eth·ə·lə¦mēn ′stir‚āt]
(organic chemistry)
C24H49NO5 A cream-colored, waxy solid with a melting point of 42-44°C; soluble in methanol, ethanol, mineral oil, and vegetable oil; used as an emulsifier in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Also known as triethanolamine stearate.