Gelot™ 64

Mix Glycerol monostearate and PEG-75 stearate

Gattefossé

A non-ionic oil-in-water emulsifier used for difficult-to-formulate APIs and formulations using alcohol extracts or essential oils.

Key Features

  • A non-ionic oil-in-water emulsifier used for difficult-to-formulate APIs and formulations using alcohol extracts or essential oils.
  • A gelling agent is required when excipient is used at less than 8% concentration.
  • It produces emulsions with excellent heat stability and high tolerance over a wide pH range at concentrations of 8 - 20%.
  • Sensorial and textural properties include rich consistency, velvet touch and non-greasy after-feel.


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)

  • 10

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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