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Span™ 80

Span 80 is a 100% bio-based, non-ionic surfactant, easy to handle, for use as a W/O emulsifier and O/W co-emulsifier, pigment dispersant in non-polar liquids. The surfactant is used in industrial coatings.
Span™ 80
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Product details

Chemical name

  • Sorbitan monooleate

Brand

  • Span

Features and benefits

  • Low HLB surfactant
  • Antifoam
  • Biodegradable
  • Co-emulsifier
  • Water in oil emulsifier

Applications

  • Adhesives & sealants
  • Decorative coatings & paints
  • Liquid masterbatch

Product chemistry

  • Surfactants - Non-ionic

Functions & effects

  • Dispersion
  • Emulsification

Your system

  • Polymeric - Acrylic / vinylic / UV
  • Polymeric - Epoxy
  • Polymeric - Natural oils, waxes, esters
  • Polymeric - Polyesters
  • Polymeric - Polyurethane

Renewable carbon content

  • 100%

Physical form

  • Liquid

Regulatory clearances

  • IECSC (China)
  • REACH (European Union)
  • ENCS (Japan)
  • KECI (Korea)
  • TSCA (USA)
  • More clearances available. Contact us for more information.

Food contact approval

  • EU 10/2011
  • FDA (Specific chapters)
  • FDA (175.105)
  • Swiss Ordinance A

Typicals

Property Units Value
Colour Gardner 10
HLB 4.3
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