Abbott Brand of Trometamol

An organic amine Proton acceptor. It is used in the synthesis of Surface-Active Agents and pharmaceuticals; as an emulsifying agent for Cosmetic creams and lotions, Mineral Oil and Paraffin wax Emulsions, as a biological buffer, and used as an alkalizer. (From Merck, 11th ed; Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1424)