• FDA Sorbitan Fatty Acid Esters Span 20 60 80 Food Additives
  • FDA Sorbitan Fatty Acid Esters Span 20 60 80 Food Additives
FDA Sorbitan Fatty Acid Esters Span 20 60 80 Food Additives

FDA Sorbitan Fatty Acid Esters Span 20 60 80 Food Additives

Product Details:

Place of Origin: China
Brand Name: CARDLO
Certification: HALAL, ISO, SGS, FDA
Model Number: Span 60

Payment & Shipping Terms:

Minimum Order Quantity: 1 MT
Price: 1400-1600USD
Packaging Details: 25kg/bag
Delivery Time: 7-10 business days
Payment Terms: L/C, T/T
Supply Ability: 3000MT per month
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Detail Information

Type: Emulsifiers Shelf Life: 12 Months
Appearance: White Powder Grade: Food Grade
Color: White Color Usage: Emulsifier
Application: Food Form: Powder
Sample: Availiable Packing: 25 KG/BAGS
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Product Description

Sorbitan Fatty Acid Esters Span 20 / 60 / 80 Food Additives Sorbitan Ester Span 60


Sorbitan Fatty Acid Esters (Span)


Spans are used in the manufacture of food and healthcare products as non-ionic surfactant with emulsifying, dispersing and wetting properties. They also employed to create synthetic fibers, metal machining fluid, and brighteners in the leather industry, and as an emulsifier in coatings, pesticides, and various applications in the plastics, food and cosmetics industries.


Quality index:

Index Sorbitan monolaurate (Span 20) Sorbitan monopalmitate (Span 40) Sorbitan monostearate (Span 60) Sorbitan monooleate (Span 80)
Appearance (20°C) Amber sticky liquid Light yellow wax Light yellow wax soild Amber to brown sticky oily liquid
Acid value (mg KOH/g) 7 7 10 8
Saponification value (mg KOH/g) 155~170 140~155 147~157 145~160
Hydroxyl value (mg KOH/g) 330~360 270~305 235~260 193~210
Residue on ignition (w/%) 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Water (w/%) 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0
Pb (mg/kg) 2 2 2 2
As ( mg/kg) 3 3 3 3


EEC No.: 491

Application of Sorbitan Monostearate (Span 60)

For dry yeast, margarine, shortening, confectionery, chocolate,coffee whitener and other food processing.


Application Benefit Suggested dosage
Dry yeast As the carrier of active yeast. Promotes dry yeast performance (shape and bio-activity after hydration). 10%-15% of water,1% of dry yeast
Margarine Maintains fine and stable water-oil dispersion. Improves plasticity. Prevents splashing during frying. 1-1.5%
Shortening Adjusts oil crystal. Improves stability and whipping strength 1-1.5%
Whipping cream Shortens whipping time. Improves foam volume and structure. Creates a nice and stiff foams. 0.2-0.5%, usually using with GMS and PGFE
Coffee whitener Forms a more uniform fat globule size distribution resulting in improved whitening effect and dissolves in water well. 0.5-1% of oil and fat, usually with GMS
Cake emulsifier Enlarges cake volume. Improves cake texture and paste stability. Prolongs shelf life. 3-5%, usually with GMS, PGFE and PGMS
Cake Enlarges cake volume. Improves cake texture. Prolongs shelf life. 0.5% of flour, usually using cake gel directly
Bread Enlarges volume and improves texture. 0.3% of flour, usually using mixed emulsified oils and fats
Ice cream Promotes emulsifying if dairy fat. Prevents thick ice crystal. Improves mouth feel and shape retention. Increases bulging rate 0.1-0.3%, usually with GMS
Confections and chocolate Improves oils and fat dispersion. Decreases syrup viscosity and adjusts crystallization of confections. 0.3-1%, usually with Tween 60
Protein beverage Prevents delamination and sedimentation. Provides smooth mouth feel. 0.3-0.6%, usually with GMS
Solid drinks Improves water-solubility and strengthens whitening. 0.2-0.3%
Dairy Promotes fats dispersion and prevents delamination. 0.1-0.3%



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