Transcutol® HP

Highly purified diethylene glycol monoethyl ether

Gattefossé

A highly purified powerful solvent for poorly water soluble active pharmaceutical ingredients.

Key Features

  • A highly purified powerful solvent for poorly water soluble active pharmaceutical ingredients.
  • Hydrophilic cosolvent for use in self-emulsifying lipid formulations to obtain a coarse dispersion ie. emulsion (SEDDS) or a fine dispersions ie. microemulsion (SMEDDS).


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


Physical Form

  • liquid

Field of use

  • Human pharmaceutical products, veterinary products excluding food producing animals

Administration Route

  • Oral

Formulation techniques and dosage forms

  • Suitable for hard gelatin and soft gelatin capsules in association with other compatible excipients
  • Suitable for adsorption onto neutral carrier powders for use in tablets, capsule filling and sachets.
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