Tween 80


SKU: GPC8833 Categories: ,

Used for solubilizing membrane proteins during isolation and purification. Polysorbate 80 is used as a surfactant in soaps, cosmetics, body washes, hair shampoos, hair loss treatments, lotions, creams, bath oils and in mouthwash in the health care industry. It serves as an emulsifier in foods such as ice cream and in the preparation of antiarrhythmic amiodarone. Further, it acts as a solubilizing agent and excipient in the pharmaceutical industry.

Molecular Weight: 604.8127999999997
Hydroxyl Value (MgKH/g): 65-80
Acid value (MgKH/g): <2.2
Saponification Value (MgKH/g): 45-55 
Water: <3.0%
Heavy Metals (as Pb): <0.001%
Residue on Ignition: <0.25%

Hazard Phrases: Not considered harmful under normal laboratory conditions

Cas No: 9005-65-6

HS CODE: 3822000090


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