It is used as a oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions, and also as a dispersants/solubilizers of oils, used in various products like skin fresheners, skin care products, skin cleansing products, makeup bases and foundations, shampoos, and fragrance powders.
|Chemical Qualification||Sorbitan ester ethoxylate|
|Synonyms||Polyethylene glycol sorbitan monostearate, polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monosterate|
|Appearance at 25ºC||Clear liquid|
|Active content %||97|
|Acid value mg KOH/gm max||2|
|Hydroxyl value mg KOH/gm||81-96|
|% Moisture content by KF||3|