Lauroglycol™ 90

Propylene glycol monolaurate (type II)

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 associated with enhanced drug penetration.

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


    Physical Form

    • liquid

    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

    • 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 microemulsions and emulsions.
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