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Tween™ 20

Fully saturated liquid ester. Recommended as an emulsifier for O/W systems and as an effective solubilizer for essential oils and perfumes in aqueous and aqueous/alcoholic systems. Also used as a mildness additive in detergent systems.

INCI name

Polysorbate 20

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Product details

Physical form at 25°C

  • Liquid

Chemistry

  • Sorbitan derivatives

Functions

  • Counter irritants
  • Dispersing agents
  • Solubilisers
  • Emulsifiers
  • Surfactants / detergents

Regional availability

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • N America

Applications

  • Bath, shower & soaps
  • Antiperspirants & deodorants
  • After sun
  • Body care
  • Eye contour care
  • Face / neck skin care
  • Facial cleansers
  • Hair conditioners - rinse off
  • Lip care
  • Nail care & colour
  • Shampoos
  • Shaving / hair removal
  • Styling
  • Sun protection
  • Tanning

Consumer benefit

  • Sensitive skin

Certifications and standards

  • IECIC

Typicals

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