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ECO Tween™ 20

Fully saturated liquid ester, recommended as an emulsifier for O/W systems and effective solubiliser for essential oils and perfumes in aqueous and aqueous alcoholic systems. Used as a mildness additive in detergent systems. Tween 20 can also be used as a co-surfactant in microemulsions. Suitable for use in baby shampoos and as a cleansing agent in wet wipes. ECO Tween 20 contains low levels of 1,4 dioxane* (*tested at the time of manufacture according to globally recognised standard operating procedures).

INCI name

Polysorbate 20

ECO Tween™ 20
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Product details

Physical form at 25°C

  • Liquid


  • Sorbitan derivatives


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

Regional availability

  • N America


  • 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

  • USDA BioPreferred

Ingredient origin

  • Plant derived

Composition information

  • Preservative free
  • EDTA free
  • BHT / BHA free

% Renewable

  • 100

% Bio-based

  • 100

% Natural origin content – ISO 16128

  • 100


Property Units Value
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Product brochures & guides

Category: Data sheet

Title: ECO Tween Series Datasheet

ECO Tween surfactants are available as part of Croda’s 100% renewable, 100% bio-based ECO Range of surfactants. The ECO Tween Series is manufactured using ethylene oxide derived from bioethanol, resulting in 100% renewable surfactants with performance identical to petro-based options. These 100%...

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