Sedefos™ 75

Mixture triceteareth-4 phosphate, ethylene & diethylene glycol stearate

Gattefossé

Recommended for anhydrous emulsions for hydrosensitive actives requiring PEGs or glycerine as hydrophilic phase, emulsions containing a high concentration of alcohol or oily phase, acidic actives.

Key Features

  • Anionic self-emulsifying base for oil-in-water emulsions.
  • Recommended for anhydrous emulsions for hydrosensitive actives requiring PEGs or glycerine as hydrophilic phase, emulsions containing a high concentration of alcohol or oily phase, acidic actives.
  • It forms a lotion when used at less than 6% concentration and firmer texture creams are obtained at above 6 to 20% concentration.
  • Sensorial and textural properties include light texture, excellent spreadability 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)

  • 10

Field of use

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

Administration Route

  • Topical

Formulation techniques and dosage forms

  • An easy one-pot process or standard emulsification process.
  • Widely referenced in Gattefossé database of validated formulations.
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