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Span™ 83
Sorbitan sesquiester widely used in personal care products. W/O emulsifier, particularly recommended for unsaturated lipid components such as oleyl alcohol or vegetable oils. Dispersing agents for insoluble liquids in other lipophilic liquids. Used as wetting agents and dispersants for pigments in colour cosmetics and zinc oxide/titanium dioxide in sun care products.

INCI name

Sorbitan Sesquioleate

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Product details

Physical form at 25°C

  • Liquid

Chemistry

  • Sorbitan derivatives

Functions

  • Dispersing agents
  • Emulsion stabilisers
  • Pigment wetters
  • Emulsifiers
  • Surfactants / detergents

Regional availability

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • N America

Applications

  • Bath, shower & soaps
  • After sun
  • Body care
  • Eye colour
  • Eye contour care
  • Face / neck skin care
  • Face colour
  • Lip care
  • Lip colour
  • Sun protection

Certifications and standards

  • IECIC
  • RSPO
  • Halal
  • ISO 16128 - derived natural

Ingredient origin

  • Plant derived

Composition information

  • EO/PO free
  • Preservative free
  • EDTA free
  • BHT / BHA free

% Renewable

  • 100

% Natural origin content – ISO 16128

  • 100
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