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Span™ 60

Span 60 is a 100% bio-based, non-ionic surfactant used as a W/O emulsifier and O/W co-emulsifier and pigment dispersant in non-polar liquids for applications ranging from decorative to industrial coatings and paints.
Span™ 60
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Product details

Chemical name

  • Sorbitan monostearate

Brand

  • Span

Features and benefits

  • Good environmental & health profile
  • Highly efficient emulsification
  • Allows high loading of pigments/fillers

Applications

  • Adhesives & sealants
  • Decorative coatings & paints

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

  • Powder

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
Acid value mgKOH/g 5 - 10
HLB 4.7
Hydroxyl value mgKOH/g 235 - 260

Product brochures & guides

Category: Data sheet

Title: Span 60

Language: English | Size: 57kb

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