Definitions for "Polysorbate 80"
Excellent non-ionic emulsifier enabling water & oil to mix, dispersing agent, solubilizer, antistat, solubilizer & stabilizer of essential oils
An emulsifying agent often used in food that has been marketed as a hair growth product. The research that initially showed Polysorbate 80 to cause hair growth has been debunked as being unscientific.
an oleate ester of sorbitol (a sugar), co-polymerized with 20 molecules of ethylene oxide for each molecule of sorbitol. Could be vegetable or animal derived, but most likely is veggie derived. An emulsifier in the water phase. Water soluble. Polysorbate 80 is a suspected carcinogen.