Polysorbate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Polysorbate Properties




Polysorbates are a class of emulsifiers used in some pharmaceuticals and food preparation. They are often used in cosmetics to solubilize essential oils into water-based products. Polysorbates are oily liquids derived from PEG-ylated sorbitan (a derivative of sorbitol) esterified with fatty acids.

Chemical Properties

Brand Name Alkest;Canarcel;Tween
ChEBI 53422