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S3386 Sigma-Aldrich

Sorbitan sesquioleate

nonionic surfactant

Synonym: Arlacel® 83, Span® 83

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
biological source   corn
vapor pressure   0.81 psi ( 20 °C)
form   liquid
refractive index   n20/D 1.478 (lit.)
density   0.989 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
functional group   ester
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   OC[C@@H](O)C1OC[C@H](O)[C@H]1O.OC[C@@H](O)C2OC[C@H](O)[C@H]2O.CCCCCCCC\C=C/CCCCCCCC(O)=O.CCCCCCCC\C=C/CCCCCCCC(O)=O.CCCCCCCC\C=C/CCCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI   1S/3C18H34O2.2C6H12O5/c3*1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20;2*7-1-3(8)6-5(10)4(9)2-11-6/h3*9-10H,2-8,11-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20);2*3-10H,1-2H2/b3*10-9-;;/t;;;2*3-,4+,5-,6-/m...11/s1
InChI key   SPFRYHCSFBFNTR-RKGWDQTMSA-N

Description

General description

Sorbitan sesquioleate (SSO) is a sorbitol derivative emulsifier. It is a common emulsifier component in topical corticosteroids, topical antibiotics, topical antifungals, moisturizing creams and lotions and topical retinoids.

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle

250 mL in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Sorbitan sesquioleate is useful as a stabilizing agent in polymerization process to produce spherical acrylamide beads. It has been used in many topical agents. SSO have recently been implicated in allergic dermatitis.

Other Notes

Fatty acid composition: Oleic acid (C18:1) approx. 70%; balance primarily palmitic acid (C16:0), stearic acid (C18:0) and linoleic acid (C18:2).

Legal Information

Arlacel is a registered trademark of Croda International PLC

Span is a registered trademark of Croda International PLC

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
WG2934330
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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