Polysorbate 80 JP

Test Specification…JP
Characters It occurs as a colorless or brownish yellow, clear or slightly opalescent, oily liquid.

Test (A)



(a) It meets the requirements of the Composition of fatty acids.

Solubility It is miscible with water, with methanol, with ethanol (99.5%) , with ethyl acetate and practically insoluble in fatty oils and in liquid paraffin.
Specific Gravity About 1.10
Viscosity About 400 mPa.s at 25OC
Acid Value Not more than 2.0%
Hydroxyl Value Between 65 to 80
Peroxide Value Not more than 10
Saponification Value Between 45 to 55
Composition of Fatty Acid

a)      Myristic Acid

b)      Palmitic Acid

c)      Palmitoleic Acid

d)      Stearic Acid

e)      Oleic Acid

f)       Linoleic Acid

g)      Linolenic Acid


Not more than 5.0%

Not more than 16.0%

Not more than 8.0%

Not more than 6.0%

Not more than 58.0%

Not more than 18.0%

Not more than 4.0%

Ethylene Oxide Not more than 10 ppm
Residue on ignition Not more than 0.25%
Water Not more than 3.0%

Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


GLP, cGMP (FDA) Approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, Halal and Kosher certified.
We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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