Tefose® 1500

Mixture of PEG-6 stearate and PEG-32 stearate

Gattefossé

A non-ionic oil-in-water emulsifier recommended for fluid lotions to light emulsions providing good stability over wide pH range.

Key Features

  • A non-ionic oil-in-water emulsifier recommended for fluid lotions to light emulsions providing good stability over wide pH range.
  • Highly compatible with pigments, all types of oil (mineral, vegetable, esters and silicones) and emulsions containing high concentration of alcohol.
  • Sensorial and textural characteristics include easy spreading and quick absorption, non-greasy and non-tacky film.

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)

  • 10

Field of use

  • Human pharmaceutical products, veterinary products including food producing animals

Administration Route

  • Topical

Formulation techniques and dosage forms

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