Kolliphor® CS 20
A non-ionic emulsifier with good sensory properties; stable with acidic, basic and ionic excipients
Kolliphor® CS 20 is a white, wax-like, non-ionic emulsifier with mild odor; prepared by the ethoxylation of cetyl (C16) and stearyl (C18) alcohols. Delivered in pellet form, it is used widely for pharmaceutical oil-in-water emulsions and delivers good sensory properties during product application. The final product has 20 ethoxy groups which form the hydrophilic portion of the surfactant structure. Kolliphor® CS 20 is suitable for emulsions & creams as well as foams. It can be formulated in hot processes and phase inversion technology (PIT) and is stable with a broad pH range.
Why use Kolliphor® CS 20
- Shows good sensory properties when formulated into creams and lotions
- Suitable for hot processes and phase inversion technology
- Stable with acidic, basic and ionic excipients
- Widely used as a mild, non-ionic emulsifier for pharmaceutical oil-in-water emulsions
|Former Product Name:||Emulgin® B2 PH|
Complies with USP/NF and European Pharmacopoeia monographs. It is manufactured under IPEC-PQG GMP conditions and listed in the US FDA Inactive Ingredient Database.
Ph. Eur.: Macrogol cetostearyl ether 20, USP-NF: Polyoxyl 20 cetostearyl ether
|Applications:||Widely used as a mild, non-ionic emulsifier for pharmaceutical oil-in-water emulsions; delivering good sensory properties during product application.|
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