Polysorbate 20


Polysorbate 20 is a nonionic surfactant and emulsifier derived from oleic acid. Vegan Paraben-Free Phthalate-Free Gluten-Free

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Product Name Qty
Polysorbate 20 - Sample
Polysorbate 20 - 1 lb
Polysorbate 20 - 3.5 lbs
Polysorbate 20 - 7 lbs
Polysorbate 20 - 35 lbs
Polysorbate 20 - 55 Gallons (Lead times vary)
  • 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.

Appearance: Yellowish viscous liquid.

Processing: Partially Naturally Derived & Synthetic

Country of Origin: USA

Lead times vary for 55 gallons and up. Learn More

Polysorbate 20 solubilizes oil and water

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.

INCI: Polysorbate 20

Warning Statements:

Not for internal consumption. For external use only.

Pregnant or lactating people or those with known medical conditions should consult with a physician prior to using product.


Please note that our suggested usage instructions are intended to serve as a guide. Due to the unique nature of each ingredient, it is important to always research and consult with a qualified professional as needed, prior to use. Usage guidelines can change and you are responsible for adhering to local regulations. EWL cannot be held responsible for any harm caused due to the misuse of these ingredients.

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