Polysorbate 60 Surfactant

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Polysorbate 60

Polysorbate 60 is a common non ionic emulsifier, used in a variety of applications from mild cleaners, to lotions, creams and lotions. And to solubilize, disperse and emulsify fragrances and colorants.

Polysorbate 60 is a common non ionic emulsifier, used in a variety of applications from mild cleaners, to lotions, creams and lotions. And to solubilize, disperse and emulsify fragrances and colorants.

Useful in many oil in water emulsions,like your lotions, creams, hair conditioners, hair loss treatments, rinses and other preparations.

Combined, Polysorbate 60 with low HLB emulsifiers form your stable oil-in-water emulsions. Effectiveness inceases especially when used with cetyl or stearyl alcohols.

A typical emulsifier combination is Polysorbate 60 and Sorbitan Stearate.

Excellent to solubilize fragrances and essential oils. Soluble in water and alcohols. Insoluble in oils. Higher HLB Polysorbates alone are typically nonirritating to the skin.

Environmentally readily biodegradable.

The HLB of poly 60 is 14.9. Customary Usage: 1% - 5% depending on application. A viscous Yellow Liquid Typically derived from sugars of sorbitol and vegetable derived fatty acids.

We sell larger sizes up to drums.

Synonyms:polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monostearate, Polysorbate 60, T MAZ 60, TWEEN 60

Product Code, INCI Name and CAS No.

  • INCI Name: Polysorbate 60
  • CAS no: 9005-67-8
  • EINECS no.: Polymer Exempt

Specifications

  • Appearance: Amber Gel to Semi Gel Liquid
  • Odor: Mild Bland Odor
  • Pour Point: 70°F
  • Acid Value: 2.5 Max
  • Hydroxyl Value: 81 to 96
  • Saponification Value: 45 to 55
  • pH Value: Nuetral

Use in Cosmetics and Soap Making

Commonly used in acne treatments, anti-aging creams and lotions, conditioners, eye creams, exfoliant scrubs, hair care products, mascara, shaving creams, skin care products, sunscreens, shampoo, moisturizing cream, and dispersing agents.

Storage

Keep in a cool (preferably below 85°F, the cooler the better), dark and dry store-room.

Shelf Life

Under optimal storage conditions, in original unopened drums/containers, minimum two years.