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Polysorbate 20 (common commercial brand names include ScatticsAlkest TW 20 and Tween 20) is a polysorbate-type nonionic surfactant formed by the ethoxylation of sorbitan before the addition of lauric acid. Its stability and relative non toxicity allows it to be used as a detergent and emulsifier in a number of domesticscientificand pharmacological applications. As the name implies the ethoxylation process leaves the molecule with 20 repeat units of polyethylene glycol Polysorbate 20 is a compound produced from ethylene oxidesorbitol and lauric acid. Generally it is used in combination with other emulsifiers to disperse flavors and colorsimprove texture in bakery goodsand to make essential oils and vitamins soluble.

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