sorbitan

sor·bi·tan

(sōr'bi-tan),
Sorbitol or sorbose and related compounds in ester combination with fatty acids and with short oligo (ethylene oxide) side chains and an oleate terminus to form detergents such as polysorbate 80.

sorbitan

/sor·bi·tan/ (sor´bĭ-tan) any of the anhydrides of sorbitol, the fatty acids of which are surfactants used as emulsifiers in pharmaceutical preparations; see also polysorbate 80.
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The investigators also have developed a combination of ingredients, including water and propylene glycol, triceprylin (a relatively short triglyceride) and polyoxyethylene sorbitan monooleate as the surfactant.
05 Phase B Olivem 1000 (Hallstar) (Cetearyl olivate, sorbitan olivate) 4.
Can absorb large amounts of water and have a hydrophobic fatty base in which wool fat, wool alcohols, sorbitan esters, mono glycerides, or fatty alcohols render them hydrophilic.
Synthetic esters in light of isostearic acid incorporate ethyl isostearate, pentaerythrityl tetraisostearate, isostearyl isostearate, glycerol monoisostearate, isopropyl isostearate, sorbitan isostearate and trimethylolpropane tri-isostearte.
ingredients: Yeast, Sorbitan, Monostearate, Ascorbic Acid.
Iodine complex (ammonium ether sulfate and polyoxyethylene sorbitan monolaurate)
Sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate (SDBS), sodium dodecylsulfate (SDS), sodium bis(2-ethylhexyl) sulfosuccinate, polyethylene oxide) (20) sorbitan monolaurate (Tween 20), (1-tetradecyl)trimethylammonium bromide have been used to modify properties of polymeric materials [17-20].
The additive in question is sorbitan monostearate, an emulsifier coded as E491, which is used in manufacturing food and health care products.
It includes revised specifications for citric acid, gellan gum, polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monostearate, potassium aluminum silicate, and Quillaia extract (Type 2).
esters of fatty acids and polyols (sorbite, sorbitan, glycerin, pentaerythritol, etc.
USPRwire, Wed Feb 17 2016] INDIAN FOOD EMULSIFIERS MARKET By Type (Mono-, Di-Glycerides, Lecithin, Sorbitan Esters, Stearoyl Lactylates, Polyglycerol Esters), Application (Bakery, Confectionery, Convenience, Dairy, Meat) & Source (Plant, Animal) Trend & Forecast to 2020
LNC contains a mixture of a medium chain triglyceride (oil) and sorbitan monostearate (solid) in the core.