Food grade emulsifier Tween60

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1、 Chemical name: Polyoxyethylene (20) Sorbitan monostearate

2、 English name: Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monostearate

3、 Molecular formula: C62H123O26

4、 Molecular weight: 1311.65

5、 Performance: Tween 60 is a light yellow paste with a slightly bitter taste at room temperature. It is soluble in water, aniline, ethyl acetate, and toluene, but insoluble in mineral and vegetable oils. It has properties such as wetting, foaming, and diffusion, and is an O/W type emulsifier with an HLB value of 14.9.

6、 Technical indicators: in accordance with GB25553-2010 standard

Project Indicators
acid value(Calculated by KOH)/(mg/g)           ≤ 2.0
Saponification value(Calculated by KOH)/(mg/g) 45~55
Hydroxyl value(Calculated by KOH)/(mg/g) 81~96
moisture content,w/%                           ≤ 3.0
Ignition residue,w/%                       ≤ 0.25
arsenic(As)/(mg/kg)                 ≤ 3
lead(Pb)/(mg/kg)                 ≤ 2
oxyethylene group(以C2H4O计),w/% 65.0~69.5

7、 Usage: According to GB25553-2010 standard, it is used as an emulsifier in food and cosmetics, and also as an emulsifier in various O/W emulsions. Used as an oil and lubricant in the textile industry. As an emulsifier, it is often used in combination with Sipan 60.

8、 Packaging: 25kg, 50kg, 220kg plastic drums.

9、 Storage and transportation: It shall not be mixed with harmful substances, and shall be stored and transported as general chemicals with a shelf life of one year.

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