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Span 20


Span 20 is a DfE approved nonionic surfactant, which is a mixture of partial ester of sorbitol and its anhydrides and is made from fatty acids such as lauric, palmitic, stearic, or oleic. It is lipophilic and generally soluble or dispersible in oil, forming water-in-oil emulsions. It is used for its excellent emulsification properties in personal care, industrial cleaning, fiber finish, crop protection, water treatment, paints and coatings, lubricants, and other industrial applications.



CAS #                            [1338-39-2]                              

Formula                         C18H34O6                                  

Formula Weight            346.47                                      

Chemical Synonym:     sorbitan monolaurate             

Appearance/Color:       Yellow to yellow-green           

Form:                             Liquid                                       

density:                          1.058 gm/ml                             

Purity (GC):                   > 44%                                       



                                       Lauric Acid                               

                                       Myristic Acid                            

                                       Palmitic Acid                            

                                       Linolenic Acid                          



Usage: Span 20 is mainly used in medicine, cosmetics, textiles etc. as water/oil type emulsifier, wetting agent and lubricant.



SPAN is a registered trademark of ICI group, CRODA International PLC.

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