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1338-43-8 - Sorbitan monooleate - Span® 80 - J62576 - Alfa Aesar

J62576 Sorbitan monooleate

CAS Number
1338-43-8
Synonyms
Span® 80

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1L 72.31
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Sorbitan monooleate

MDL
MFCD00080948
EINECS
215-665-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C24H44O6
Formula Weight
428.61
Form
Viscous liquid
Flash Point
113°(235°F)
Solubility
Soluble in ethanol at 50mg/mlMiscible with water, ethanol, isopropanol and ether. Insoluble in acetone.

Applications

An emulsifier Sorbitan monooleate is used as a lipophillic non-ionic surfactant, emulsifier, stabilizer for oil based lotions, ointments, in textiles as antistat, lubricant for fabric softener, sweetening agent, food additive, toothpaste, tobacco, toiletries and in cosmetics. It serves as a dispersant in oil field chemicals and as a corrosion Inhibitor. Further, it plays as an important role as excipient and intravenous osmotic diuretic in pharmaceutical fields.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Rebolleda, S.; Sanz, M. T.; Benito, J. M.; Beltrán, S.; Escudero, I.; San-José, M. L. G. Formulation and characterisation of wheat bran oil-in-water nanoemulsions. Food Chem. 2015, 167, 16-23.

Minbu, H.; Ochiai, A.; Kawase, T.; Taniguchi, M.; Lloyd, D. R.; Tanaka, T. Preparation of poly(L-lactic acid) microfiltration membranes by a nonsolvent-induced phase separation method with the aid of surfactants. J. Membr. Sci. 2015, 479, 85-94.

Other References

Merck
14,8724
Harmonized Tariff Code
3402.13
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
WG2932400

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