Tween 85

The company is a professional manufacturer of surfactants and textile printing and dyeing auxiliaries.


Surfactants  Textile printing and dyeing auxiliaries


1、 Chemical name: Polyoxyethylene (20) Sorbitan Trioleate

2、 English name: Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan triolate

3、 Molecular formula:C100H188O28

4、 molecular weight:1838.50

5. Performance: Tween 85 is a light yellow oily substance with a slightly bitter taste at room temperature. It is soluble in water, aniline, ethyl acetate, and toluene, but insoluble in mineral oil and vegetable oil. It has properties such as wetting, foaming, and diffusion, and is an O/W type emulsifier with an HLB value of 11.

6. Technical indicators:

Project Indicators
acid value(Calculated by KOH)/(mg/g)            ≤ 2.0
Saponification value(Calculated by KOH)/(mg/g) 83~98
Hydroxyl value(Calculated by KOH)/(mg/g) 40~60
moisture content,w/%                          ≤ 3.0
arsenic(As)/(mg/kg)                  ≤ 3
heavy metal(Pb)/(mg/kg)              ≤ 10

7、 Usage: Used as an emulsifier in pesticides and cosmetics, as well as 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 Span85.

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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