Sorbitan monopalmitate (Span-40) is yellowish-brown wax. It is slightly soluble in isopropanol, xylene, and liquid paraffin, insoluble in water, and non-toxic. Odorless. Span-40 HLB is 6.7.
|Appearance||Yellowish brown wax|
|Acid value||8mgKOH/g Max.|
Sorbitan monopalmitate (Span-40) is used as a dispersant for printing inks and oils, a stabilizer for emulsifying, and an emulsifier for the oil fields.
Packing and Storage:
Packed in 200kg iron drum/plastic drum.
Handle with care. Span-40 should be stored in a cool, dry, and draughty place. Shelf life is two years. Then, Span-40 can still be used if qualified after re-check.
Emulsifier-S40; Sorbitan Palmitate.