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P1504 Sigma-Aldrich

TWEEN® 40

viscous liquid

Synonym: Polyoxyethylenesorbitan monopalmitate

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Culture, Detergents, Detergents A to M, Detergents by Applications,
description   non-ionic
assay   ~90.0% (GC)
form   viscous liquid
mol wt   estimated mol wt 1277
composition   Palmitic acid, ~90% (balance primarily stearic acid)
application(s)   DNA extraction: suitable
  RNA extraction: suitable
  cell culture | mammalian: suitable
  protein purification: suitable
CMC   0.027 (20-25°C)
HLB   15.6

Description

General description

Polyoxyethylenesorbitan monopalmitate, or TWEEN 40, is a non-ionic detergent.

Application

Polyoxyethylenesorbitan monopalmitate, or TWEEN 40, has been used in a study to assess the determination of iodide in urine based on a chemiluminescence system. It has also been used in a study to investigate the delivery of astaxanthin and canthaxanthin to HepG2 cells.

Packaging

1 gal in poly bottle

100, 500 mL in poly bottle

Legal Information

TWEEN is a registered trademark of Croda International PLC

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
WG2933000
Flash Point(F) 
>235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
>113 °C

Documents

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