Apifil®

PEG-8 beeswax

Gattefossé

A non-ionic oil-in-water emulsifier for emulsions containing a high concentration of oil phase and lipophilic API.

Key Features

  • A non-ionic oil-in-water emulsifier for emulsions containing a high concentration of oil phase and lipophilic API.
  • Highly compatable with a variety of oils and wide pH range tolerance.
  • Recommended for use with Emulcire™ 61 WL2659 to improve heat stablity.
  • Sensorial and textural characteristics include light and non-greasy to rich texture emulsions providing easy spreading and softness during application.


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

 


Physical Form

  • Semi-solid pellets

Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB)

  • 9

Field of use

  • Human pharmaceutical products, veterinary products excluding food producing animals (EU)

Administration Route

  • Topical

Formulation techniques and dosage forms

  • Standard emulsification process.
  • Widely referenced in Gattefossé database of validated formulations.
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