Capryol™ 90

Propylene glycol monocaprylate (type II) NF

Gattefossé

A water insoluble surfactant for use in self emulsifying systems to obtain a coarse dispersion ie. emulsion (SEDDS) or a fine dispersion ie. microemulsion (SMEDDS).

Key Features

Oral

  • A water insoluble surfactant for use in self emulsifying systems to obtain a coarse dispersion ie. emulsion (SEDDS) or a fine dispersion ie. microemulsion (SMEDDS).

    Topical

    • A water-in-oil surfactant / solubilizer.

    Safety of use is supported by an extensive toxicological evaluation program and precedence of use in approved pharmaceutical products.


    Physical Form

    • liquid

    Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB)

    • 5

    Field of use

    • Human and veterinary products, excluding food producing animals (EU)

    Administration Route

    • Oral
    • Topical

    Formulation techniques and dosage forms

    • Suitable for hard gelatin and soft gelatin capsules.
    • Suitable for adsorption onto neutral carrier powders for use in tablets, capsule filling and sachets.
    • Use in topical ointments, microemulsions and emulsions.
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