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Span 20

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Span 20 Basic information

Product Name:
Span 20
CAS:
1338-39-2
MF:
C18H34O6
MW:
346.46
EINECS:
215-663-3
Mol File:
1338-39-2.mol
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Span 20 Chemical Properties

Boiling point:
401.18°C (rough estimate)
Density 
1.032 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor pressure 
<1.3 hPa (20 °C)
refractive index 
n20/D 1.474(lit.)
Flash point:
>230 °F
storage temp. 
Store below +30°C.
solubility 
Practically insoluble, but dispersible in water, miscible with alcohol.
Specific Gravity
1.032
Water Solubility 
Soluble in 2-ethoxyethanol, ethanol and methanol. Not miscible or difficult to mix in water.
Merck 
14,8724
Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB)
8.6
CAS DataBase Reference
1338-39-2(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System
Sorbitan monolaurate (1338-39-2)
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Safety Information

Safety Statements 
24/25
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
WG2920000
10-23
TSCA 
Yes
HS Code 
34021300
Toxicity
LD50 orally in Rabbit: 33600 mg/kg

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Span 20 Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

Brownish-yellow, viscous liquid.

Uses

Lonzest(R) SML is used as a lubricant and as an emulsifier.

Uses

sorbitan laurate is an emulsifier in cosmetic creams and lotions as well as a stabilizer of essential oils in water.

brand name

Span 20 (ICI Americas).

Safety Profile

Slightly toxic by ingestion. Questionable carcinogen with experimental neoplastigenic data. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.

Span 20 Preparation Products And Raw materials

Raw materials

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