Polysorbate 20

Polysorbates are a class of emulsifiers used in some pharmaceuticals and food preparation. They are often used in cosmetics to solubilize essential oils in water-based products.

CAS number

  • 9005-64-5

Typical Uses

  • Detergent and emulsifier, wetting agent in flavoured mouth drops such as Ice Drops
  • Biotechnical applications, excipient in pharmaceutical applications.


  • Polysorbate 20: Yellow to Amber oily liquid, soluble in water, solvents and dioxane. 

Packaging Types

  • IBC, Bulk

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