Sorbitan Monostearate SPAN60

Product Overview

CAS No.: 1338-41-6


EINECS No.:215-664-9

Other Name:SPAN-60

Physical Properties

Sorbitan monostearate is yellowish or amber waxy solid powder, soluble in isopropyl alcohol, tetrachloroethylene Turbidity shaped in xylene, good for water-in-oil type emulsifier, have very strong emulsifying dispersion and wetting effect.

Technical Literature

Specification of Sorbitan monostearate

Test Items Specification
Appearance amber waxy solid powder
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) max. 10
Saponification value (mg KOH/g) 147-157
Hydroxyl value (mg KOH/g) 235-260
Iodine value,g/100g 3.0 max.
Moisture,% 1.5 max
Arsenic(As) 3 ppm max
Lead(Pb) 2 ppm max.
Mercury 1 ppm max.
Cadmium 1 ppm max.
Heavy metals(as Pb) 10 ppm max.
Total plate count (per g) 3000 max.
Yeast and moulds (per g) 200 max.
Coliforms absent
Salmonella absent


used in the processing of active dry yeast,margarine,shortening,candy,chocolate,coffee mate and other food processing

Packages and Stroage

Packing: Composite paper-plastic bag,25KG net weight,with pallets.
Stroage: Keep closed in its original packaging cool and dry and away from sunlight. Recommended storage temperature below 25ºC.
Selflife: 18 months in original packages

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