POLYOXYETHYLENE (20) SORBITAN MONOOLEATE

General Information


Synonyms: POLYSORBATE 80
Chemical Names: MIXTURE OF THE PARTIAL ESTERS OF SORBITOL AND ITS MONO- AND DIANHYDRIDES WITH EDIBLE COMMERCIAL OLEIC ACID AND CONDENSED WITH APPROXIMATELY 20 MOLES OF ETHYLENE OXIDE PER MOLE OF SORBITOL AND ITS ANHYDRIDES
CAS number: 9005-65-6
INS: 433
Functional Class:
  • Food Additives
    • EMULSIFIER

Evaluations


Evaluation year: 1973
ADI: 0-25 mg/kg bw
Comments: As total polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan esters
Meeting: 17
Specs Code: R
Report: NMRS 53/TRS 539-JECFA 17/20
Tox Monograph: FAS 5/NMRS 53A-JECFA 17/254
Specification: COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 8/FNP 52 Add.8/203 (METALS LIMITS) (2000). R; FAO JECFA Monographs 1 vol.3/87
Previous Years: 1973, FNP 4-JECFA 17/276; COMPENDIUM/1123. R
1963, NMRS 35/TRS 281-JECFA 7/133, NMRS 35/TRS 281-JECFA 7/140. 0-25 (CONDITIONAL, 25-50; AS TOTAL POLYOXYETHYLENE INTAKE). CO. N