Class of emulsifiers used in some pharmaceuticals, personal care & food preparation. They are often used in cosmetics to solubilize essential oils into water-based products. Polysorbates are oily liquids derived from ethoxylated sorbitan (a derivative of sorbitol) esterified with fatty acids.
Application: Hydrophilic, Nonionic Surfactant
Dosage Form: Topicals
Cas No: 9005-64-5