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Producer: 
Croda
Brand: 
Span
Span™ 20 is a biodegradable surfactant based on a natural fatty acid (lauric acid) and the sugar alcohol sorbitol and has been manufactured via the RSPO's Mass Balance System. This sorbitan ester is highly effective at forming O/W emulsions, particularly when used in combination with its polyethoxylated derivative, Tween 20. Span 20 is SPO derived and DfE approved.

Span™ 20

Producer: 
Croda
Brand: 
Span
Span™ 20 is a biodegradable surfactant based on a natural fatty acid (lauric acid) and the sugar alcohol sorbitol and has been manufactured via the RSPO's Mass Balance System. This sorbitan ester is highly effective at forming O/W emulsions, particularly when used in combination with its polyethoxylated derivative, Tween 20. Span 20 is SPO derived and DfE approved.
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Features & Benefits

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End Use Claims
Solubilization
Origin
Vegetal Origin

Properties

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Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Aquatic Toxicity to Fish75mg/l
HLB Value8.6-
Viscosity at 25°C4250cStASTM-D-445-53T method
Physical Form
Liquid
Foaming Capacity
High foam
Appearance
Amber liquid
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DfE

Documents (18)

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Topical (Portuguese) Brochure
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Solubility Guide Brochure
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Health Care Oral (Portuguese) Brochure
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High Purity Spans and Tweens LAH026MSB Brochure
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High Purity Spans and Tweens Crommunicator Brochure
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