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O/W emulsifier and dispersant often used in conjuction with the appropriate Span. Good solubilizing properties, recommended in systems with unsaturated lipid components such as oleyl alcohol and vegetable triglycerides. RSPO MBAL grades are available.

INCI name

Polysorbate 80

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Product details

Physical form at 25°C

  • Liquid


  • Sorbitan derivatives


  • Dispersing agents
  • Solubilisers
  • Solvents
  • Emulsifiers
  • Surfactants / detergents

Regional availability

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • N America


  • Skin care
  • Hair care
  • Colour cosmetics


  • Bath, shower & soaps
  • After sun
  • Body care
  • Eye contour care
  • Face / neck skin care
  • Face colour
  • Facial cleansers
  • Hair conditioners - rinse off
  • Shampoos
  • Sun protection

Consumer benefit

  • Environmental protection

Certifications and standards

  • RSPO
  • Halal

Regional compliance


Ingredient origin

  • Plant derived
  • Petrochemical derived

Composition information

  • Sustainable palm (RSPO MBAL)


  • Inherently biodegradable


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