|Acid Value||Max 8 mgKOH/gm|
|Saponification Value||145-160 mgKOH/gm|
|Sorbitol, Sorbitan and Isosorbide esters content||Min 95%|
|Hydroxyl Value||193-210 mgKOH/gm|
|Heavy Metals (as Pb)||Max 10mg/kg|
|Cadmium||Max 1 mg/kg|
Sorbitan Mono-Oleate is produced by the esterification of soritil with commercial oleic acid derived from fats and oils and consists of approximately 95% of a mixture of the esters of sorbitol and uts mono- and di-anhydrides. It is an amber coloured oily liquid with a slight characteristic odour. It is dispersible in hot and cold water.
Cakes and Cake mixes
Used as a lubricant and emulsifier in the textile industry
Used in conjunction with polyxyethylene (20) Sorbitan Estersin the preparation of stable water-in-oil and oil-in-water emulsions.