Excipients for Drug Formulation

Kollicream® IPM

A fast spreading emollient with broad penetration enhancement properties for lipophilic APIs

Kollicream® IPM is a clear, colorless, mostly odorless oil which is an excellent choice for emolliency and topical delivery, which can be used to solubilize lipophilic actives. It is manufactured by the esterification of isopropanol and myristic acid and is well known as a skin penetration enhancer. As a result of this process, the product has no detectable residual catalysts. The fast speading emollient creates a fresh and light feeling.

Kollicream® IPM can be used for emulsions & creams, ointments, gels and foams and is suitable as skin penetration enhancer and solvent for lipophilic drugs in transdermal patch applications. Additionally, Kollicream® IPM functions as solubilizer for lipophilic actives in the formulation of suppositories.

Why use Kollicream® IPM

  • Well-known skin penetration enhancer with demonstrated mildness and non-irritancy on highly sensitive patients
  • An excellent choice for emolliency and topical delivery, due to its rapid spreading ability and fresh and light feeling
  • No detectable residual catalysts
  • Can be used as a carrier for some topical treatments
  • Suitable for transdermal patches and suppository
Product Details
CAS No.: 110-27-0
Former Product Name: Isopropyl Myristate PH
Regulatory Status:

Complies with European Pharmacopoeia and USP/NF monographs. It is manufactured under IPEC-PQG GMP conditions and is listed in the US FDA Inactive Ingredient Database.

Ph Eur., USP-NF: Isopropyl Myristate

Applications: Due to its rapid spreading ability, it is an excellent choice for emolliency and topical delivery.

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