This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.
• Sorbitan monooleate is derived from sorbitol and is a synthetic fatty acid ester that presents emulsifying, dispersing, and wetting activities
• Sorbitan monooleate is used in yeast laboratory strains to protect them from excess drying and also helps rehydrate yeast cells
• It can be used as a dispersant and as a corrosion inhibitor
• Sorbitan monooleate has important uses as an excipient and intravenous osmotic diuretic