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Excipients for Drug Formulation

Kolliphor® PS 20

A non-ionic, hydrophilic emulsifier, co-emulsifier and solubilizer for pharmaceutical preparations like emulsions and creams, gels and foams as well as softgels

Polysorbates are a class of emulsifiers used in some pharmaceuticals and food preparation. They are non-ionic surfactants and emulsifiers derived from polyethoxylated sorbitan and stearic or oleic acid. Polysorbates are mainly used as a solubilizer, emulsifier or suspension stabilizer for pharmaceutical application. Depending on the HLB value of the product they can either act as solubilzer or emulsifier.

Why choose Kolliphor® PS 20?

  • Suitable for use as solubilzer, emulsifier or skin penetration enhancer
  • Broad pH range
  • Good skin tolerance
  • Fully approved – quality you can trust

Applications of Kolliphor® PS 20

Product Details
Previous name: Polysorbate 20 PH
CAS-No.: 9005-64-5
Regulatory Status: Ph. Eur, USP/NF: Polysorbate 20
General characterization: Kolliphor® PS 20 is a oily, light yellow to brownish-yellowish, clear or slightly opalescent liquid with a faint odour.
Skin Tolerance: Our Kolliphor® PS types have a good skin tolerance.
Raw material origin: All Kolliphor® PS grades are based on vegetable and synthetic raw materials.

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