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    Kolliwax® MA

    An O/W co-emulsifier and consistency factor with low melting point and soft sensory effect

    Kolliwax® MA is a white to light yellow hydrophilic wax, supplied in pellet form. It is a pure natural C14 fatty alcohol with a melting point close to body temperature that enhances the sensory profile of semi-solid formulations. Kolliwax® MA the spreadabilty and the smoothness of the formulation. It does this by building up lamellar structure and mixed micelles to enhance stability and viscosity. Kolliwax® MA is suitable for application in emulsions & cream, ointments and gels. Due to its low melting point it can also be used in suppository masses.

    Why use Kolliwax® MA?
    Used for multiple topical pharmaceutical applications such as, gel creams, lotions and creams
    Creates a unique softness and creaminess in an end application
    Has a lower melting point and consistency factor, with soft and pleasing sensory properties

    Technical Information

    Kolliwax® MA – Technical Information

    Kolliwax® grades - consistency factors for topical pharmaceutical application and excipient for oral solid dosage forms

    Product Overview

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