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Polysorbates MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Polysorbates
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.455.250.700.690
D05.750.741.700
D25.720.741.700
J01.637.051.720.741.700
Unique ID
D011136
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011136
Scope Note
Sorbitan mono-9-octadecanoate poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) derivatives; complex mixtures of polyoxyethylene ethers used as emulsifiers or dispersing agents in pharmaceuticals.
Entry Term(s)
PSML
Polyoxyethylene Sorbitan Monolaurate
Polysorbate
Polysorbate 20
Polysorbate 80
Sorbitan Derivatives
Tween
Tween 20
Tween 60
Tween 80
Tween 81
Tween 85
Tweens
Pharm Action
Excipients
Surface-Active Agents
Registry Number
0
Related Numbers
9005-64-5
9005-65-6
Previous Indexing
Fatty Acids (1966-1973)
Glycols (1966-1973)
Hexoses (1966-1973)
Polyethylene Glycols (1974)
Polyethylenes (1966-1973)
Polymers (1966-1973)
specific fatty acid (1966-1973)
Public MeSH Note
81; was see under POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 1975-80; TWEENS was see under SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS 1963-74
Online Note
to search TWEENS use SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS 1966-74
History Note
81(75); was see under POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 1975-80; TWEENS was see under SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS 1963-74
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Polysorbates Preferred
Tween 60 Narrower
Tween 81 Narrower
Tween 85 Narrower
Sorbitan Derivatives Related
Polysorbate 20 Narrower
Polysorbate 80 Narrower
Tween 80 Narrower
Tween 20 Narrower
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