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Sorbitan tristearate

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Sorbitan tristearate is a nonionic surfactant. [1]

7 relations: Aerosol spray, E number, Emulsion, Food additive, Sorbitan monostearate, Stabilizer (chemistry), Surfactant.

Aerosol spray

Aerosol spray is a type of dispensing system which creates an aerosol mist of liquid particles.

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E number

E numbers are codes for substances that can be used as food additives for use within the European Union and Switzerland.

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An emulsion is a mixture of two or more liquids that are normally immiscible (unmixable or unblendable).

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Food additive

Food additives are substances added to food to preserve flavor or enhance its taste and appearance.

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Sorbitan monostearate

Sorbitan monostearate is an ester of sorbitan (a sorbitol derivative) and stearic acid and is sometimes referred to as a synthetic wax.

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Stabilizer (chemistry)

In chemistry a stabilizer is a chemical which tends to inhibit the reaction between two or more other chemicals.

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Surfactants are compounds that lower the surface tension (or interfacial tension) between two liquids or between a liquid and a solid.

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Anhydrosorbitan tristearate, Anhydrosorbitol tristearate, D-Glucitol, E 492, E492, Sorbitan trioctadecanoate, Span 65, Trioctadecanoate, Tristearate.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sorbitan_tristearate

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