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Name Span 80
CAS 1338-43-8
EINECS(EC#) 215-665-4
Molecular Formula C24H44O6
MDL Number MFCD00080948
Molecular Weight 428.6
MOL File 1338-43-8.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance Liquid
Boiling point  463.43°C (rough estimate)
density  0.986 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor pressure  <1.4 hPa (20 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.48(lit.)
Fp  >230 °F
storage temp.  Store below +30°C.
solubility  Practically insoluble but dispersible in water, soluble in fatty oils producing a hazy solution, miscible with alcohol.
form  Viscous Liquid
color  Yellow
Specific Gravity 0.986
Stability: Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Water Solubility  Soluble in ethanol at 50mg/mlMiscible with water, ethanol, isopropanol and ether. Insoluble in acetone.
Usage Lonzest(R) SMO-EG is a liquid sorbitan ester. This liquid sorbitan ester functions as a low HLB nonionic emulsifier. This product is well suited for a broad number of applications including as in emulsifier in explosives.
Merck  13,8796
BRN  8172514
Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB) 4.3
sorbitan oleate is a mild emulsifier derived from sugar.
CAS DataBase Reference 1338-43-8(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System 1338-43-8(EPA Substance)

Safety Data

Safety Statements 
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  WG2932400
HS Code  34021300
Safety Profile
A skin irritant. Human mutation data reported. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.
Hazardous Substances Data 1338-43-8(Hazardous Substances Data)
LD50 orally in Rabbit: > 39800 mg/kg

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