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Span-60

CAS No.

1338-41-6

Molecular Formula

C24H46O6

Molecular Weight

430.62

Structure Formula

Property

Span-60 is brownish yellow wax or beige flakes. It is soluble in hot ethanol, benzene, and hot oil; slightly soluble in ether and petroleum ether. Span-60 is water/oil type emulsifier. Span-60 HLB value is 4.7.

Specifications

ItemIndex
AppearanceBrownish yellow wax or beige flake
Acid value7mgKOH/g Max.
Saponification value135-155 mgKOH/g
Hydroxyl value230-270 mgKOH/g
Water1.5% Max.
Melting point52±3℃

Use

Span-60 is mainly used as an anti-static agent, emulsifier, and stabilizer in medicine, cosmetics, food, pesticide, coatings, plastic, and textiles industries.

Packing and Storage

In 25kg woven bags.

Handle with care. Span-60 should be stored in a cool, dry, and draughty place. Shelf life is 2 years. Then, Span-60 can still be used if qualified after re-check.

Keywords

Span-60, emulsifier-S60, sorbitan monostearate,Arlacel 60 (hlb value is 4.7)