Sorbitan Monolaurate (Span-20) is amber to brown oily liquid. non-toxic and odorless. Sorbitan Monolaurate is slightly soluble in isopropanol, tetracarp, xylene, cotton seed oil, and mineral oil, slightly soluble in liquid paraffin and insoluble in water. Span-20 HLB is 8.6.
|Appearance||Amber to brown oily liquid|
|Acid value||8mgKOH/g Max.|
Span-20 is mainly used in medicine, cosmetics, textiles, etc. As water/oil type emulsifier, wetting agent, and lubricant.
Packing and Storage:
200kg iron drum/plastic drum.
Handle with care. Span-20 should be stored in a cool, dry, and draughty place. Shelf life is 2 years. Then, Span-20 can still be used if qualified after re-check.
Sorbitan laurate; Emulsifier S-20.