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Sorbitan Monooleate

Sorbitan monooleate, also known as sorbitan oleate/SMO, is synthesized by the esterification of sorbitan with oleic acid. It has a molecular formula of C24H44O6. At room temperature, it is in the form of amber to brown thick oily liquid. Sorbitan monooleate is a W/O emulsifier with an sorbitan monooleate HLB value of 4.3. Our sorbitan monooleate is one of the most popular surfactants as it has various functions in the formulations of food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, textile, metal processing, etc. Sorbitan monooleate is commonly used in combination with polysorbate 80.


molecular formula of sorbitan monooleate

  • CAS NO.:1338-43-8

  • E NO.: E494

  • MOLECULAR FORMULA: C24H44O6

  • Sorbitan Monooleate Molecular Weight: 428.59

Sorbitan Monooleate MSDS

Technical Information of Sorbitan Monooleate

According to GB13482-2011, other parameters are available upon request.


Parameters

Unit

Standard value

Fatty acid

w/%

73~77

Sorbitol

w/%

28~32

Acid value

mg KOH/g

≤8.0

Saponification value

mg KOH/g

145~160

Hydroxyl value

mg KOH/g

193~210

Moisture

w/%

≤2.0

Arsenic

mg/kg

≤3

Pb

mg/kg

≤2



Advantages of Sorbitan Monooleate

  • Soluble in ethanol, ethyl acetate, petroleum ether, and toluene. It is insoluble in water but can disperse in hot water

  • Its properties include emulsification, stabilization, lubrication, thickening and more

  • Our sorbitan monooleate can be applied to various products, including,

    • in cosmetics, face-cream, sunscreen, nail polish, fragrance;

    • personal care, toothpaste,soap, detergents;

    • food, sauce, jam, chocolate, butter, vegetable protein products;

    • industrial, paint, dye, adhesive, etc.

  • Can be used in food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, feed and industry


Instructions on Use and Storage

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place in tightly sealed packages, away from heat and light

Transportation

Transport as non-dangerous goods

Shelf Life

1 year.

Packaging and Shipment
Packaging

25kg/drum, 200kg/drum and 900kg/drum (special packaging is available upon request)

Shipment

7-14 days after receiving payment

Port

Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Qingdao, etc.

Product Inquiry
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