Thickening agent used to dissolve in a solvent in which they would not normally dissolve. A surfactant used to also form emulsions.
Polysorbate 60 is a thickening agent and oily liquid used to dissolve in a solvent in which they would not normally dissolve. They also help to form emulsions by reducing the surface tension of the substances to be emulsified. Polysorbate 60 is a surfactant created by reacting sorbitol with ethylene oxide and fatty acids obtained from vegetable fats and oils. It is used to disperse oil in water in formulas.