Tween 40

Tween 40 Appearance

Tween 40 Quick Details

Chemical Name: Tween 40

CAS No.: 9005-66-7

Chemical structure: Tween 40

MF: C22H42O6.(C2H4O)n

Synonyms: Polyoxyethylene sorbitan monopalmitate; polysorbate 40

Appearance: Light yellow paste

Tween 40 Typical Properties

Acid Value 2.0 KOH mg/g Max.
Saponification value 41-52 KOH mg/g
Hydroxyl value 89-105 KOH mg/g
Moisture 3.0% Max
HLB Value 16.7


Tween 40 Application

  1. This product is used as an emulsifier, solubilizer, stabilizer, diffuser and fiber lubricant.
  2. For O/W type food emulsifier, use alone or in combination with Span-60, Span-65, Span-80.
  3. Used as stabilizer, wetting agent, diffusing agent, antistatic agent, etc.

Tween 40 Packaging and Shipping 


Tween 40 Storage

This product should be stored in a cool, ventilated, dry place to avoid sun and rain.