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Span™ 60

SP Span 60 MBAL is a biodegradable surfactant based on a natural fatty acid (stearic acid) and the sugar alcohol sorbitol and has been manufactured via the RSPO's Mass Balance System. This sorbitan ester is highly effective at forming O/W emulsions, particularly when used in combination with its polyethoxylated derivative, Tween 60.
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Product details

Chemical name

  • Sorbitan Stearate


  • Air care
  • Hard surface cleaning
  • Industrial & institutional cleaning
  • Vehicle care
  • Waxes & polishes


  • Emulsifier
  • Solubiliser

Regional availability

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • N America

Physical form

  • Solid


  • 4.7

Sustainability criteria

  • Bio-preferred approved
  • RSPO grade available
  • Wholly bio-based (>95%)


  • Active on EU DID list
  • Halal grades available
  • Kosher grades available
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