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Chemical Properties

Melting point 54-57 °C(lit.)
Boiling point 464.84°C (rough estimate)
Density  1.00
vapor pressure  <1.4 hPa (20 °C)
FEMA  3028 | SORBITAN MONOSTEARATE
refractive index  1.4593 (estimate)
Flash point >230 °F
storage temp.  Store below +30°C.
solubility  Practically insoluble, but dispersible in water, slightly soluble in alcohol.
form  Solid
pka 13.63[at 20 ℃]
color  Cream coloured flakes
Odor Slight
Water Solubility  Soluble in ethanol (50 mg/ml), isopropanol, mineral oil and vegetable oil. Insoluble in water.
Merck  14,8724
BRN  6820761
Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB) 4.7
Exposure limits ACGIH: TWA 10 mg/m3; TWA 3 mg/m3
Stability Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
InChIKey HVUMOYIDDBPOLL-XGKPLOKHSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference 1338-41-6(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System Sorbitan monostearate (1338-41-6)

Safety Information

Risk Statements  36/37/38
Safety Statements  24/25
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  WG2933500
TSCA  Yes
HS Code  34021300
Hazardous Substances Data 1338-41-6(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in Rabbit: 15900 mg/kg

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