SPAN 60 Sorbitan Monostearate Food Grade

SPAN 60 also known as Sorbitan Monostearate (SMS), is a kind of yellow granular powder at room temperature, has slight fat smell; it is insoluble in water while it can disperse in water into emulsion solution, it is soluble in hot oil and a variety of organic solvents; freezing point 52~54 degree centigrade.

Food grade SPAN 60 is mainly used as emulsifier in food industry for drinks, ice cream, bread, candy, cakes and chocolate etc.; also used as antistatic agent and softening agent oil components in the textile industry for the producing of acrylic fiber; or used as emulsifier and stabilizer in food, pesticides, medicine, cosmetics, paint and plastic industry; and used in PVC, EVA, PE as antifogging agents.

ITEMS Unit Standard
Appearance -- yellow granular powder
Fatty acid W/% 71-75
Sorbitol W/% 29.5-33.5
Acid value Mg KOH/g ≤10
Saponification value Mg KOH/g 147-157
Hydroxyl value Mg KOH/g 235-260
Moisture % ≤1.5
Residue on ignition W/% ≤0.5
Arsenic Mg/Kg ≤3
Pb Mg/Kg ≤2
HLB value -- 4.7
Note: we can amend the specification slightly according to customer demand.