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Tween 60

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Tween 60 Basic information
  • Product Name:Tween 60
  • CAS:9005-67-8
  • MF:C64H126O26
  • MW:0
  • EINECS:000-000-0
  • Mol File:Mol File
Tween 60 Chemical Properties
  • Melting point:45-50 °C
  • Boiling point:802.68°C (rough estimate)
  • Density 1.044 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
  • vapor pressure <10 hPa (20 °C)
  • FEMA 2916 | POLYSORBATE 60
  • refractive index n20/D 1.474
  • Flash point:>230 °F
  • storage temp. Store at RT.
  • solubility 100 g/L
  • PH5.5-7.7 (50g/l, H2O, 25℃)
  • Water Solubility 100 g/L
  • Merck 14,7582
  • Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB)15
  • EPA Substance Registry SystemPolysorbate 60 (9005-67-8)
Safety Information
  • Safety Statements 24/25
  • WGK Germany 1
  • RTECS WG2934000
  • TSCA Yes
  • HS Code 34021300
  • ToxicityLD50 orally in Rabbit: > 38000 mg/kg
MSDS
Tween 60 Usage And Synthesis
  • Chemical PropertiesTan paste
  • Chemical PropertiesPolysorbate 60 has a faint, characteristic odor and a warm, somewhat bitter taste. It is a mixture of stearate and palmitate partial esters of sorbitol and sorbitol anhydrides condensed with approximately 20 mole of ethylene oxide (C2H4O) for each mole of sorbitol and its mono- and dianhydrides.
  • UsesTween 60 is an emulsifier manufactured by reacting stearic acid with sorbitol to yield a product which is reacted with ethylene oxide. It is a nonionic, waterdispersible surface-active agent which is very hydrophilic. It is also termed polysorbate 60. It is used in whipped vegetable toppings for overrun and lightness; in cakes for increased volume and fine grain; in icings and confectionery for lightness and syneresis control; and in salad dressing for emulsion stability. It is frequently used with sorbitan monostearate or monoand diglycerides. The typical usage range is 0.10–0.40%.
  • UsesLonzest(R) SMS-20 is used as an emulsifier for plastic & polymers, personal care and industrial applications.
  • UsesGlycosperse(R) S-20 KFG is used as an emulsifier. Suggested applications: cakes, shortenings, milk substitute, chocolate flavored syrup. Product Data Sheet
  • Usesazalide antibiotic
  • DefinitionChEBI: A polymer composed of PEG-ylated sorbitan, where the total number of poly(ethylene glycol) units is 20 (w + x + y + z = 20) and a single terminal is capped by a stearate group.
  • brand nameTween 60 (ICI Americas).
  • Safety ProfileModerately toxic by intravenous route. Experimental reproductive effects. Questionable carcinogen with experimental tumorigenic data. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.
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