Sorbitan, esters, monododecanoate
Lauric acid sorbitan ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C18H34O6
Molecular Weight: 346.49
Appearance: pale yellow to tawny liquid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water; or dispersible in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 33600mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent emulsifying, dispersing, lubricating, solubilizing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Emulsifying agent in personal care products.
Use as solubilizing agent.
Use as lubricant, plasticizer.
Emulsifying agent in food.