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Polysorbate 80 Food grade, Kosher, Halal Certified, Non-GMO, 100mL
Polysorbate 80 Food grade, Kosher, Halal Certified, Non-GMO
Polysorbate 80 Food grade, Kosher, Halal Certified, Non-GMO,
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Polysorbate 80 is a general purpose hydrophillic, nonionic surfactants, emulsifying agent consisting of sorbitol, ethylene oxide & oleic acid (polyoxyethylene-20 sorbitan monooleate), oleic acid is derived from vegetable oil. Saponification value 45-55. Soluble in water & alcohols, insoluble in oils. It is a non-iconic emulsifier with a wide range of hydrophilic characteristics and is commonly used in "oil-in-water" emulsions as an emulsifying agent.
Often used as a surfactant in formulations for cosmetics, fragrances, essential oils, eye drops and beauty products, due to its ability to help other ingredients dissolve in a solvent in which they normally would not be able to dissolve, specifically in the case of oil in water. In food or pharmaceutical products, it can act as an emulsifier. Polysorbate 80 is used as an emulsifier in foods, vitamins, medicines, and vaccines. They also help to form emulsions by reducing the surface tension of the substances to be emulsified. Polysorbate 80, NF is a viscous, water-soluble yellow liquid, often used as an emulsifier in food, cosmetics, and other products.
Additional Info: Polysorbates are surfactants that are produced by reacting the polyol, sorbitol, with ethylene oxide. The number in the name of the Polysorbate, such as Polysorbate 80, indicates the average number of moles of ethylene oxide that has been reacted per mole of sorbitol. The polyoxyethylenated sorbitan is then reacted with fatty acids obtained from vegetable fats and oils such as lauric acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid and oleic acid. Polysorbates function to disperse oil in water as opposed to water in oil.
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Complies with United States Food & Drug Administration 21 CFR and also complies with European 88/388/EEC and 1334/2008/CE Flavorings directive.
Not tested on animals.
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