Span 80, Sorbitan oleate, Emulsifier S80


Span 80 is a light yellow viscose oily liquid. Span 80 is insoluble in water and soluble in organic solvents. It is a water/oil type emulsifier, which can be mixed with emulsifier S60 and emulsifier T60. HLB value is 4.3.

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Appearance Light yellow viscose oily liquid
Acid value 8mgKOH/g Max.
Saponification value 145-160mgKOH/g
Hydroxyl value 193-210mgKOH/g
Water 2.0% Max.


Span 80 is used as an emulsifier, solubilizer, stabilizer, softener, anti-static agent, etc. suitable for medicine, cosmetics, textiles, paints, etc.

Packing and Storage:

In 200kg iron drum/plastic drum.

Handle with care, Span 80 should be stored in a cool, dry, and draughty place. Shelf life is 2 years. Then, Span 80 can still be used if qualified after re-check.


Sorbitan oleate, Emulsifier S80.


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