Lansurf SML20

Product Category: Nonionics

Sorbitan Monolaurate + 20EO (Polysorbate 20)

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Lansurf SML20 can be used singularly or in combination with esters such as Lansurf SML. Typical applications include agrochemical formulations, as anti-fogging agents in plastic films, textile fibre lubricants and softener and as secondary emulsifiers in suspension and emulsion polymerisation.

 

This product is also found to be readily biodegradable and would not expect to persist indefinitely in the environment.

Specification

Appearance @ 25°C

Clear amber liquid free from foreign matter

Saponification value mg.KOH/g

40.0 - 50.0

Acid value mg.KOH/g

2.0 max

Water content %

2.0 max

Hydroxyl value mg.KOH/g 

96.0 - 108.0

Typical Properties

Composition 

Sorbitan Mono Laurate Ethoxylate

CAS Number

9005-64-5

Moles of EO

20

Solids Content %

100

Odour

Characteristic 

HLB Value

16.5

Specific Gravity at 20°C

1.1

Viscosity at 25°C (cP)

984

Solubility in Water

Soluble

Pour Point °C

<0

Flash Point Closed Cup °C

>150

Wetting draves 0.5g/l

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