Agent Name

Polyoxyethylene sorbitan monopalmitate

CAS Number

9005-66-7

Major Category

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Synonyms

Polyethylene glycol (80) sorbitan monopalmitate; Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monopalmitate; Polyoxyethylene (80) sorbitan monopalmitate; Crill 7; Crillet 2; Durfax 60; Emsorb 6910; Ethoxylated sorbitan monopalmitate; Glycosperse P-20; Nissan Nonion PT-221; Polyethylene glycol sorbitan monopalmitate; Polyethylene glycol-sorbitan monopalmitate adduct; Polyoxyethylene 20 sorbitan monopalmitate; Polysorbate 40; Radiasurf 7145; Sorbimacrogol palmitate 300; Sorbitan monopalmitate polyethylene glycol ether; Sorbitan polyethoxy monopalmitate; Sorbitan, monohexadecanoate, poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) derivs.; Sorbitan, monopalmitate, polyoxyethylene derivs; Tween 40; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polyoxyethylenes

Description

Yellow viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as emulsifier in cosmetics, textile finishes, baked goods, and ointments; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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