Tefose® 63

Mixture of PEG-6, ethylene glycol & PEG-32 stearate

Gattefossé

A non-ionic oil-in-water emulsifier used to develop stable emulsions with high viscosity. Mucosal application (anti-fungal / contraceptive creams) due to its mucosal tolerance.

Key Features

  • A non-ionic oil-in-water emulsifier used to develop stable emulsions with high viscosity.
  • Widely used for mucosal application (anti-fungal / contraceptive creams) due to its well-established excellent mucosal tolerance.
  • Recommended for use with Labrafil® M 1944 CS as the oily phase.
  • Sensorial and textural characteristics include glossy white emulsions with 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 block

Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB)

  • 9/10

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 a standard process can be used.
  • Widely referenced in Gattefossé database of validated formulations.
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