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Descriptor English: Polysorbates
Descriptor Spanish: Polisorbatos
Descriptor Portuguese: Polissorbatos
Descriptor French: Polysorbates
Entry term(s): 20s, Polysorbate
20s, Tween
60s, Tween
80s, Polysorbate
80s, Tween
81s, Tween
85s, Tween
Derivative, Sorbitan
Derivatives, Sorbitan
Monolaurate, Polyoxyethylene Sorbitan
Monolaurates, Polyoxyethylene Sorbitan
PSML
PSMLs
Polyoxyethylene Sorbitan Monolaurate
Polyoxyethylene Sorbitan Monolaurates
Polysorbate
Polysorbate 20
Polysorbate 20s
Polysorbate 80
Polysorbate 80s
Sorbitan Derivative
Sorbitan Derivatives
Sorbitan Monolaurate, Polyoxyethylene
Sorbitan Monolaurates, Polyoxyethylene
Tween
Tween 20
Tween 20s
Tween 60
Tween 60s
Tween 80
Tween 80s
Tween 81
Tween 81s
Tween 85
Tween 85s
Tweens
Tree number(s): D02.033.455.250.700.690
D05.750.741.700
D25.720.741.700
J01.637.051.720.741.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Pharm Action: Excipients
Surface-Active Agents
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
DeCS ID: 11576
Unique ID: D011136
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Polysorbates - Preferred
Concept UI M0017253
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.
Preferred term Polysorbates
Entry term(s) Monolaurate, Polyoxyethylene Sorbitan
Monolaurates, Polyoxyethylene Sorbitan
PSML
PSMLs
Polyoxyethylene Sorbitan Monolaurate
Polyoxyethylene Sorbitan Monolaurates
Polysorbate
Sorbitan Monolaurate, Polyoxyethylene
Sorbitan Monolaurates, Polyoxyethylene
Tween 60 - Narrower
Concept UI M0017256
Preferred term Tween 60
Entry term(s) 60s, Tween
Tween 60s
Tween 81 - Narrower
Concept UI M0017258
Preferred term Tween 81
Entry term(s) 81s, Tween
Tween 81s
Tween 85 - Narrower
Concept UI M0017259
Preferred term Tween 85
Entry term(s) 85s, Tween
Tween 85s
Sorbitan Derivatives - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0017254
Preferred term Sorbitan Derivatives
Entry term(s) Derivative, Sorbitan
Derivatives, Sorbitan
Sorbitan Derivative
Polysorbate 20 - Narrower
Concept UI M0017251
Preferred term Polysorbate 20
Entry term(s) 20s, Polysorbate
Polysorbate 20s
Polysorbate 80 - Narrower
Concept UI M0017252
Preferred term Polysorbate 80
Entry term(s) 80s, Polysorbate
Polysorbate 80s
Tween 80 - Narrower
Concept UI M0017257
Preferred term Tween 80
Entry term(s) 80s, Tween
Tween 80s
Tween 20 - Narrower
Concept UI M0017255
Preferred term Tween 20
Entry term(s) 20s, Tween
Tween 20s
Tweens - Narrower
Concept UI M0017260
Preferred term Tweens
Entry term(s) Tween



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