Caprylocaproyl macrogol-8 glycerides EP
Caprylocaproyl polyoxyl-8 glycerides NF
PEG-8 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides (FDA IIG)
• An oil-in-water surfactant used to solubilize active pharmaceutical ingredients and promote drug penetration and permeation.
Safety of use is supported by extensive toxicological evaluations and precedence of use in approved pharmaceutical products.
Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB)
Field of use
- •Human pharmaceutical products, veterinary products excluding food producing animals
Formulation techniques and dosage forms
• Use in topical ointments, microemulsions, emulsions and gels.
• Use in transdermal patches.