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Span™ 85

Span 85 is a biodegradable surfactant based on a natural fatty acid (oleic 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 85.
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Chemical description

  • Sorbitan ester


  • Antifoam & defoamer
  • Emulsifier


  • Automotive
  • Bitumen & construction
  • Chemicals manufacture
  • Emulsification
  • Nonwovens


  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • N America


Property Units Value
Acid value mgKOH/g Login
Saponification value mgKOH/g Login
Dynamic viscosity 25°C mPa.s Login
Hydroxyl value mgKOH/g Login
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Moisture % Login
Peroxide value meq/kg Login
Water %m/m Login

Product brochures & guides

Category: Data sheet

Title: Span 85

Language: English | Size: 306kb

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