Polysorbate 20 is a nonionic surfactant and emulsifier derived from oleic acid. Vegan Paraben-Free Phthalate-Free Gluten-Free
- Polysorbate 20 is a nonionic surfactant and emulsifier derived from polyethoxylated sorbitan mono laurate.
- Also known as TWEEN20, it’s a great inbetweener for other emulsifiers to help cover a wide range of oil in water and water in oil emulsions.
- Great for use in water alone to help essential oils solubilize
- Useful as a viscosity modifier.
Processing: Partially Naturally Derived & Synthetic
How To Store:
If you are storing surfactants or surfactant-based products in metal, then all surfactants should be stored in 316 stainless steel or fiberglass with a corrosion liner. It can be kept in plastic, as long as there is no metal connection to the plastic container's handle. No matter what type of container a surfactant or surfactant-based product is stored in, mild agitation is recommended to maintain homogeneity. Should be stored in sealed containers in a dry 55F-75F degree room. Pumps, pipes and transfer lines should be 316 stainless steel.