Geleol™

Glycerol monostearate / Glycerides

Gattefossé

Use as a lipid binder in melt techniques where the properties and plasticity of the lipid agglommerate provides high resistance to fracture, useful for flash melt and chewable tablets.

Key Features

Oral

  • A high melting point lipid for use in modified release dosage forms (lipid matrix in capsules).
  • Use as a lipid binder in melt techniques where the physicochemical properties and plasticity of the lipid agglommerate provides high resistance to fracture, useful for flash melt and chewable tablets.

Topical

  • Consistancy agent (thickener) for topical formulations.


Safety of use is supported by toxicological data, GRAS status and precedence of use in approved pharmaceutical products.


Physical Form

  • Pellets

Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB)

  • 3

Field of use

  • Human pharmaceutical products, veterinary products including food producing animals

Administration Route

  • Oral
  • Topical

Formulation techniques and dosage forms

  • Use in melt processing techniques: melt granulation (thermoplastic pelletization), hot melt coating and melt extrusion for capsule filling, tabletting, sachets etc.
  • Suitable for hard gelatin capsule molding.
  • Use in topical emulsions and microemulsions.
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