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ECO TWEEN® 65

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Synonym(s):
TWEEN® 65, Polyoxyethylenesorbitan Tristearate
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description

non-ionic

Quality Level

form

liquid (may appear solid at room temperature )

composition

Stearic acid, ≥40% (balance primarily palmitic acid)

greener alternative product characteristics

Use of Renewable Feedstocks
Design for Degradation
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General description

We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry. This product is a biobased surfactant and is aligned with the 7th principle of Green Chemistry "Use of Renewable Feedstocks" and the 10th principle "Design for Degradation".

TWEEN 65 is a fatty acid polyoxyethylene ester of sorbitan.

Application

TWEEN 65 has been used in a study as a carbon source for the reductive dechlorination of hexachlorobenzene in a mixed, methanogenic culture. It has also been used in a study to investigate its ability to stimulate growth of the hypocotyl of Amaranthus caudatus L.

Features and Benefits

  • 100 % Renewable
  • 100 % Bio-based
  • Certified to the USDA BioPreferred Program
  • Lower carbon footprint than petrochemical-based versions

Legal Information

TWEEN is a registered trademark of Croda International PLC

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

300.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

149.00 °C - closed cup


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Study on thermal induced phase inversion of concentratedO/W emulsions stabilized by various tween emulsifiers
Dokic , P. and P. Sherman
Coll. Polymer Sci., 258, 1159-1159 (1980)
Tween surfactants stimulate growth of Amaranthus Seedlings
Knypl, J.
Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenphysiologie, 81, 147-147 (1977)
D H Yeh et al.
Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 52(1-2), 343-349 (2005-09-27)
Three structurally-related, nonionic, polysorbate surfactants (Tween 60, 61, and 65) were used as the sole carbon source to sustain the microbial, sequential reductive dechlorination of hexachlorobenzene (HCB) in a mixed, methanogenic culture derived from a contaminated estuarine sediment. The surfactants
Rafaela C Sartore et al.
PloS one, 6(6), e20667-e20667 (2011-06-16)
The existence of loss and gain of chromosomes, known as aneuploidy, has been previously described within the central nervous system. During development, at least one-third of neural progenitor cells (NPCs) are aneuploid. Notably, aneuploid NPCs may survive and functionally integrate

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