Labrafac™ PG

Propylene glycol dicaprylocaprate

Gattefossé

Oily vehicle for use in self-emulsifying lipid formulations to obtain a coarse dispersion ie. emulsion (SEDDS) or a fine dispersion ie.microemulsion (SMEDDS).

Key Features

Oral

  • Oily vehicle for use in self-emulsifying lipid formulations to obtain a coarse dispersion ie. emulsion (SEDDS) or a fine dispersion ie.microemulsion (SMEDDS).

Topical

  • Oily phase for emulsion or ointment with emollient properties.
  • Good solvent for lipophilic active pharmaceutical ingredients.


Safety of use is supported by substantial toxicological data and precedence of use in approved pharmaceutical products.


Physical Form

  • liquid

Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB)

  • 1

Field of use

  • Human pharmaceutical products, veterinary products including food producing animals

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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