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Tween 80

Tween 80

Synonyms Polysorbate 80; Polyoxyethylene Sorbitan Monooleate; Monitan; Ethoxylated Sorbitan Monooleate; Sorbital O 20; Sorlate; Polyethylene glycol sorbitan monooleate

CAS Number: 9005-65-6 Molecular Weight: 604.822 g/mol

MDL Number: MFCD00082107

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SKU 02103170-CF
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Description

Product Description

Tween 80

Application Notes

Tween 80 has been widely used in biochemical applications including: solubilizing proteins, isolating nuclei from cells in culture, growing of tubercule bacilli, and emulsifying and dispersing substances in medicinal and food products. It has little or no activity as an anti-bacterial agent. It has been shown to have an adverse effect on the antibacterial effect of methyl paraben and related compounds.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals

Key Applications

Surfactant

Specifications
SKU 02103170-CF
Application Notes Tween 80 has been widely used in biochemical applications including: solubilizing proteins, isolating nuclei from cells in culture, growing of tubercule bacilli, and emulsifying and dispersing substances in medicinal and food products. It has little or no activity as an anti-bacterial agent. It has been shown to have an adverse effect on the antibacterial effect of methyl paraben and related compounds.
Critical Micelle Concentration 0.012 mM (13-15 mg/L)
Format Viscous Liquid
Heavy Metals ≤100 ppm
Applications Surfactant
Molecular Weight 604.822 g/mol
Optical Rotation ≤2.2Hydroxyl Value
Particle Size 65 - 80Saponification Value
Personal Protective Equipment 45 - 55
Physical Appearance Clear; Yellow Viscous Liquid
Potency Eyeshields, Gloves
Product Families Description Tween® 80
Product Overview Tween 80
Refractive Index T
RTECS Number WG2932500
Specific Gravity 1.06 - 1.09
Sterility Soluble/miscible in water to give a clear yellow solution; miscible with alcohol; dioxane; and ethyl acetate; practically insoluble in liquid paraffin and fixed oils (such as mineral oil).
Storage and Handling Room Temperature
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals