A nonionic water-in-oil emulsifier for topical emulsions. A PEG-free liquid emulsifier ideal for cold formulation processes with heat sensitive APIs.
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Consits of polyglyceryl-3 esters of stearic (C18) acid, the diester fraction being predominant
PEG-free W/O emulsifier for topical formulations Ideal for heat-sensitive API Stabilizes and improves sensorial and texture properties Safety of use is supported by precedence of use in approved pharmaceutical products
Main formulation technologies
Topical cream. Cold formulation process.