Lauroglycol™ FCC

Propylene glycol monolaurate (type I)

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)

  • 5

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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