Polysorbate 60

Polysorbate 60

INCI Name: Polysorbate 60
CAS Numbers: 9005-67-8


Polysorbates are a class of emulsifiers used in some pharmaceuticals and food preparation. They are often used in cosmetics to solubilize essential oils into water-based products. Polysorbate 60 is a sorbitol-based emulsifier and surfactant.


Polysorbate 60 is used in moisturizer, shampoos, styling gels, lotions, hair sprays, hair color and bleaching products, conditioners, sunscreens, toners, astringents, sunless tanning products, scalp treatment products, exfoliants, scrubs, bar soaps, and detanglers.


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