Lansurf SMS

Product Category: Nonionics

Sorbitan Monostearate

Lansurf SMS is used in many application areas particularly in food contact applications. This product is also found to be readily biodegradable and would not expect to persist indefinitely in the environment. Lansurf SMS can be used singularly or also in combination with the ester ethoxylates such as Lansurf SMS60.

 

Typically this product is extremely hydrophobic and finds use as an emulsifier in many waxes and creams for household and personal care applications. Used in combination with the ethoxylates, Lansurf SMS is used in textiles, leather treatment, silicone oils and agrochemicals.

Specification

Appearance @ 25°C

Tan colour waxy flake

Saponification value mg.KOH/g

147.0 - 157.0

Acid Value mg.KOH/g

10.0 max

Hydroxyl value mg.KOH/g

235.0 - 260.0

Water content %

1.0 max

Typical Properties

Composition 

Sorbitan Mono Stearate

CAS Number

1338-41-6

Solids Content %

100

Odour

Characteristic 

HLB Value

4.7

Viscosity at 60°C (cP)

274

Specific Gravity at 20°C

0.977

Solubility in Water

Soluble

Pour Point °C

~48

Flash Point Closed Cup °C

>150