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Span™ 60

Span 60 is a biodegradable surfactant based on a natural fatty acid (stearic acid) and sugar alcohol sorbitol. This sorbitan ester is highly effective at forming oil in water emulsions, particularly when used with its ethoxylated derivative, Tween 60.
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Chemical description

  • Sorbitan ester


  • Antifoam & defoamer
  • Emulsifier
  • Wetting agent


  • Chemicals manufacture
  • Construction
  • Emulsification
  • Nonwovens


  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • N America


Property Units Value
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Category: Data sheet

Title: Span 60

Language: English | Size: 306kb

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