Excipients for Drug Formulation

Kolliphor® PS 80

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 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 emulsifierKolliphor® PS 80 is its high HLB value more suitable as a solubilizer of poorly water soluble drug substances in either liquid or solid dosage forms. It is suitable for usage in physical mixing, melt granulation, spray drying and hot melt extrusion processes.

Why choose Kolliphor® PS 80?

  • Suitable for use as solubilzer, emulsifier, suspension stabilizer or skin penetration enhancer
  • Broad pH range
  • Good skin tolerance
  • Fully approved – quality you can trust
  • Suitable for oral solid, semi solid and liquid dosage forms as well as softgels
Product Details
Previous name: Polysorbate 80 PH
CAS-No.: 9005-65-6
Regulatory Status: Ph. Eur, USP/NF: Polysorbate 80
General characterization: Kolliphor® PS 80 is a oily, colorless or brownish-yellow, clear or slightly opalescent liquid.
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.

Solubilizer, suspension stabilizer, emulsifier, skin penetration enhancer.

Kolliphor® PS 20 is suitable for oral solid dosage forms, semi solid dosage forms and liquid dosage forms. It can also be used as solubilizer in softgel formulations.


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