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Sorbitan Oleate

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Catalog Number CI-SC-0207
Product Name Sorbitan Oleate
CAS 1338-43-8
Synonyms Span 80;Sorbitan esters, mono(Z)-9-octadecenoate;Sorbitan, mono-(9Z)-9-octadecenoate;Sorbitan, mono-9-octadecenoate, (Z)-;Sorbitan, monooleate;Sorbitan monooleate;Anhydrosorbitol monooleate
Description Non-ionic, vegetable-based, PEG-free liquid emulsifier. HLB value 4.3 (gives water-in-oil emulsions)
IUPAC Name [(2R)-2-[(2R,3R,4S)-3,4-dihydroxyoxolan-2-yl]-2-hydroxyethyl] (Z)-octadec-9-enoate
Molecular Weight 428.6 g/mol
Molecular Formula C24H44O6
InChI Key InChI=1S/C24H44O6/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-22(27)29-19-21(26)24-23(28)20(25)18-30-24/h9-10,20-21,23-26,28H,2-8,11-19H2,1H3/b10-9-/t20-,21+,23+,24+/m0/s1
Boiling Point 463 °C
Density 0.986 g/mL
Solubility Disperses in water
Appearance Yellow to amber viscous liquid, bland odor
Application Lotions, creams, ointments, balms.
Storage Store in a closed container at a dry place at room temperature
Composition Sorbitan oleate
Features And Benefits Vegetable-based emulsifier and co-emulsifier for making stable water-in-oil creams and lotionsCompatible with all kinds of cosmetic oils and active ingredientsVery pleasant application propertiesOften used with polysorbates or other high HLB emulsifiers
GMO GMONo data available
HS Code 3402130000
INCI Sorbitan oleate
Manufacture Sorbitan oleate is produced by esterification of sorbitan with oleic acid in a solvent-free mixture of fatty acids and molten anhydrous sorbitol with chemical catalysts.
Preservation Preservative-free
Purity Grade No purity grade applicable
Raw Material Source Sorbitol, oleic acid
Uses Can be added to formulas as is. Typical use level 2 - 10%. For external use only.
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