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1338-39-2

Name Span 20
CAS 1338-39-2
EINECS(EC#) 215-663-3
Molecular Formula C18H34O6
MDL Number MFCD00005365
Molecular Weight 346.46
MOL File 1338-39-2.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance Liquid
Boiling point  401.18°C (rough estimate)
density  1.032 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor pressure  <1.3 hPa (20 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.474(lit.)
Fp  >230 °F
storage temp.  Store below +30°C.
solubility  Practically insoluble, but dispersible in water, miscible with alcohol.
form  Liquid
color  Clear amber colour
Specific Gravity 1.032
Water Solubility  Soluble in 2-ethoxyethanol, ethanol and methanol. Not miscible or difficult to mix in water.
Usage Lonzest(R) SML is used as a lubricant and as an emulsifier.
Merck  14,8724
Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB) 8.6
Uses

sorbitan laurate is an emulsifier in cosmetic creams and lotions as well as a stabilizer of essential oils in water.

CAS DataBase Reference 1338-39-2(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System 1338-39-2(EPA Substance)

Safety Data

Safety Statements 

S24/25:Avoid contact with skin and eyes .

WGK Germany  1
RTECS  WG2920000
10-23
TSCA  Yes
HS Code  34021300
Safety Profile

Slightly toxic by ingestion. Questionable carcinogen with experimental neoplastigenic data. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.

Toxicity

LD50 orally in Rabbit: 33600 mg/kg

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