Polysorbate 80 is a solubilizer, emulsifier, wetting agent, viscosity modifier, dispersing agent, and stabilizer.
Why People Use This Product:
To solubilize heavier oils (such as fixed, vegetable and base oils) into water based products. Final product is cloudy.
Popular Products That Use This Ingredient:
Lotions. Creams. Scrubs. Hair Conditioner. Bath Oils. Room Sprays. Linen Sprays.
Points of Interest:
Specific Gravity @ 25ºC: 1.09
Saponification Value, mp KOH/g: 45.0 - 55.0
Allows oil to bind with water. Depending on your formula, your end product may be cloudy.
Physical Form: Light Yellow Liquid
Solubility: Soluble in Water and Oil.
Country of Origin: United States
Storage: Room temperature. Air tight container.
Best Used By: One year from date of purchase.
Shelf Life Once Used in Manufacturing: One year from manufacturing date.