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1338-41-6 - Sorbitan monostearate - Sorbitan monooctadecanoate - Span® 60 - L11435 - Alfa Aesar

L11435 Sorbitan monostearate

CAS Number
1338-41-6
Synonyms
Sorbitan monooctadecanoate
Span® 60

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 25.03
1000g 67.05
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Sorbitan monostearate

MDL
MFCD00005366
EINECS
215-664-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C24H46O6
Formula Weight
430.63
Melting point
53-57°
Flash Point
>149°(300°F)
Density
1.00
Solubility
Soluble in ethanol (50 mg/ml), isopropanol, mineral oil and vegetable oil. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Sorbitan monostearate is used as an emulsifier and as a non-ionic surfactant. It is used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and food preparation.

Notes

Keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Store at room temperature. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Sudaxshina Murdan.; Gregory Gregoriadis.; Alexander T. Florence.Novel sorbitan monostearate organogels. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 1999, 88 (6), 608-614.

Elisabetta Gianasi.; Fausto Cociancich.; Ijeoma F. Uchegbu.; Alexander T. Florence.; Ruth Duncan. Pharmaceutical and biological characterisation of a doxorubicin-polymer conjugate (PK1) entrapped in sorbitan monostearate Span 60 niosomes. International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 1997, 148 (2), 139-148.

Span® is a registered trademark of ICI Group.

Nonionic surfactant.

Other References

Merck
14,8724
Harmonized Tariff Code
3402.13
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
WG2933500

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