Guide to similar grades of Sucrose Esters

Food Grade Ryoto Sugar Ester
Cosmetic grade SURFHOPE SE COSME

Fatty acid chain length Degree of unsaturation Fatty acid HLB Food Grade Cosmetic Grade
12 0 Lauric 1 L-195
5
L-595
16 L-1695 C-1216
15 LWA-1570 C-1215L
14 0 Myristic 16 M-1695 C-1416
16 0 Palmitic <1 P-070  
1 P-170
15 P-1570
15 P-1570S  
16 P-1670 C-1616
18 0 Stearic <1 S-070 C-1800
1 S-170 C-1801
2
S-270
3 S-370 C-1803
3 S-370F C-1803F
5
S-570
C-1805
7 S-770 C-1807
9 S-970
11 S-1170 C-1811
11 S-1170F C-1811F
15 S-1570
16
S-1670
C-1816
16 S-1670F  
1 Oleic 1
O-170
15
O-1570
15 OWA-1570
22 0 Behenic 3 B-370
1 Erucic 1 ER-190
2 ER-290 C-2102
 
Guide to nomenclature:
  Food Grades: Cosmetic Grades:
Leading Letter = Fatty acid Cosmetic grade
Last two numbers = % of named fatty acid HLB
First 1/2 numbers = HLB Fatty acid chain Length*
* For unsaturated acids Chain length is reduced by 1




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