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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

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

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Surfactant

Specifications
SKU 02103170-CF
Alternate Names Polysorbate 80; Polyoxyethylene Sorbitan Monooleate; Monitan; Ethoxylated Sorbitan Monooleate; Sorbital O 20; Sorlate; Polyethylene glycol sorbitan monooleate
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.
Base Catalog Number 103170
CAS # 9005-65-6
Critical Micelle Concentration 0.012 mM (13-15 mg/L)
Format Viscous Liquid
Molecular Weight 604.822 g/mol
Optical Rotation ≤2.2Hydroxyl Value
Particle Size 65 - 80Saponification Value
Personal Protective Equipment 45 - 55
Potency Eyeshields, Gloves
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).
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.