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Performance: Span 60, also known as sorbitan monostearate, is a kind of milky white to pale yellow waxy solid 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.
Uses: 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.
Packing: 25kgs kraft paper or plastic woven bag;
Storage: cool and dry warehouse inside airproof packages away from sunshine;
ITEMS Unit Standard
Appearance -- yellow waxy solid
Acid value Mg KOH/g ≤8
Saponification value Mg KOH/g 135-155
Hydroxyl value Mg KOH/g 240-270
Moisture % ≤1.5
HLB value -- 4.7
Note: we can amend the specification slightly according to customer demand.