|IUPAC name||Octadecanoic acid [(2R,3S,4R)-2-[1,2-bis(1-oxooctadecoxy)ethyl]-4-hydroxy-3-tetrahydrofuranyl] ester|
|Other names||Sorbitan trioctadecanoate|
3D model (JSmol)
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|Molar mass||963.54 g/mol|
|Except where noted otherwise, data are given for|
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references
Sorbitan tristearate, also known as Span 65, is a nonionic surfactant. It is variously used as a dispersing agent, emulsifier, and stabilizer, in food and in aerosol sprays. As a food additive, it has the E number E492.
The consistency of sorbitan tristearate is waxy; its color is light cream to tan.
- Sorbitan monostearate (Span 60)
- Sorbitan Tristearate, Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives