glyceryl monostearate


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glyc·er·yl mon·o·ste·a·rate

the ester of glycerol and one molecule of stearic acid; used in the manufacture of cosmetic creams and dermatologic preparations.
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fatty Esters in US$ Million by the following product segments: Glyceryl Monostearate (GMS), Medium Chain Triglyceride Oil (MCT Oil), Isopropyl Palmitate and Isopropyl Myristate (IPP and IPM), and Other Fatty Esters (Glycol Esters, Polyol Esters, Sorbitan Esters and Sucrose Esters).
The specific product segments analyzed are Glyceryl Monostearate (GMS), Medium Chain Triglyceride Oil (MCT Oil), and Isopropyl Palmitate and Isopropyl Myristate (IPP and IPM).
Also included are some of the additives that are derived from the chemical transformation of those ingredients, including stearyl alcohol (source: stearic acid, methyl stearate) and glyceryl monostearate (source: palm oil, tallow, stearic acid and glycerin, methyl stearate and glycerin).