SPAN 20 Sorbitan Monolaurate Food Grade

SPAN 20 also known as Sorbitan Monolaurate (SML), is a kind of amber to brown oily liquid at room temperature, it is non-toxic, odorless, and sticky normally; only a small amount can be dissolved in oil and organic solvent, insoluble in water, will be dispersed in water as a semi liquid emulsion.


Food grade SPAN 20 is mainly used as W/O emulsifier, stabilizer, lubricants, plasticizers and desiccant in food, medical and cosmetic industries, also can be used as softening agent, antistatic agent in textile industry, and can be used as lubrication agent in machinery etc.


ITEMS Unit Standard
APPERANCE -- Amber viscous liquid
Fatty acid W/% 56-68
Sorbitol W/% 36-49
Acid value Mg KOH/g ≤7.0
Saponification value Mg KOH/g 155-170
Hydroxyl value Mg KOH/g 330-360
Moisture W/% ≤1.5
Residue on ignition W/% ≤0.5
Arsenic Mg/Kg ≤3
Pb Mg/Kg ≤2
HLB value -- 8.6
Note: we can amend the specification slightly according to customer demand.

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