National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Polyoxyethylene sorbitan monostearate (Tween 60) - 9005678

 

CASRN: 9005-67-8

Formula: C35-H68-O10 (mixture)

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Polysorbate 60
  • Sorbitan, monooctadecanoate, poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) derivs. (9CI)

Known Uses

Nonionic surfactant used in many foods, beverages, cosmetics

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 7 to 14 GD Short-Term in vivo Repro. Tox. (Gavage)  (T0136)  Completed 
    • Citation: Screening of Priority Chemicals for Reproductive Hazards
    • Female Mice: Swiss
    • Dose: 5200 MG/KG BODY WEIGHT.
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