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Span® 80

viscosity 1000-2000 mPa.s (20 °C)

Synonym: Sorbitan monooleate, Span® 80

  • CAS Number 1338-43-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C24H44O6

  • Molecular Weight 428.60

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 8172514

  •  EC Number 215-665-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00080948

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329769385

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Properties

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description   non-ionic
InChI Key   NWGKJDSIEKMTRX-AAZCQSIUSA-N
refractive index   n20/D 1.48(lit.)
viscosity   1000-2000 mPa.s(20 °C)
HLB value   4.3±1.0
density   0.99 g/mL at 20 °C
  0.986 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Application

Span® 80 was suitable as surfactant in the preparation of Poly(divinylbenzene) emulsion-derived (PolyHIPE) solid foam. It may be suitable as emulsifier used to extract 24 samples of emulsion explosives with hexane which were analysed using GC-MS.

General description

Span® 80 is a sorbitan ester series of surfactant. It is produced by esterification of one or more sorbitan hydroxyl group with fatty acid. It is hydrophobic in nature.

Legal Information

Span is a registered trademark of Croda International PLC

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Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
WG2932400
Flash Point(F) 
>235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
>113 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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