TEA-Stearate is the triethanolamine salt of Stearic Acid. Stearic acid is a fatty acid obtained from animal and vegetable fats and oils and is used primarily as a soap.
Soaps are the salts of water-insoluble fatty acids with various bases. Soaps were the first surface-active agents prepared by man.
硬脂酸是從動植物油脂中獲得的脂肪酸，主要用作肥皂。 肥皂是不溶於水的脂肪酸與各種鹼的鹽。 肥皂是人類最早製備的表面活性劑。