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Our sorbitan monolaurate (SP20 V) or SPAN 20 is a vegetable based product made according to GMP and NF standards.
It is a multi-functional non-ionic lipophilic surfactant often blended with Polysorbates such as TW 20, TW60 or TW80 ionic hydrophilic surfactants to achieved optimal HLB values.
In general, Sorbitans or Spans are lipophilic non-ionic surfactants that are used as emulsifying agents in the preparation of vaccines, creams and ointments for pharmaceutical and cosmetics and in food products.
Span20 V is amber to brown oily liquid and is non-toxic and odorless. It is slightly soluble in isopropanol, tetracarp, xylene, cotton seed oil and mineral oil, slightly soluble in liquid paraffin, and insoluble in water, HLB=8.6.
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