Agent Name

Sorbitan trioleate

CAS Number

26266-58-0

Formula

C60-H108-O8

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Anhydrosorbitol trioleate; Sorbitan, tri-9-octadecenoate; Arlacel 85; Crill 5; Emasol 430; Emsorb 2503; Glycomul TO; Ionet S 85; Liposorb TO; Nissan Nonion OP 85; Nissan Nonion OP 85R; OP 85R; Protachem STO; Rheodol SP 030; Sorbitan trioleate. (Compound usually contains also associated fatty acids.); Sorbitani trioleas [INN-Latin]; Span 85; TE 33; Trioleate de sorbitan [INN-French]; Trioleato de sorbitano [INN-Spanish]; Anhydro-D-glucitol trioleate; Sorbitan, esters, tri-9-octadecenoate, (Z,Z,Z)-; Sorbitan, tri-(9Z)-9-octadecenoate; Sorbitan, tri-9-octadecenoate, (Z,Z,Z)- (9CI); Sorbitan, tris(9-octadecenoate), (Z)-; Sorbitan, trioleate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

Clear dark brown viscous liquid; [Reference #1]

Sources/Uses

"Used for niosomes (LIPOSOMES)." [ChemIDplus] Used as an intermediate and surface active agent in chemical manufacturing and as a surface active agent in dye and pigment manufacturing; [Reference #1] Sorbitan fatty acid esters are used as surfactants, emulsifiers, buffering agents, and corrosion inhibitors in a variety of pesticide formulations; [ExPub: EPA - Inert Reassessments]

Comments

A mild eye and moderate skin irritant; Causes arrhythmias, kidney and bladder changes, and hemorrhage in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; Causes pigmented or nucleated red blood cells, changes in spleen, and changes in erythrocyte count in 35-day constant intravenous studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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