An oily vehicle and solubilizer for lipophilic APIs in topical dosage forms. Widely used as a vehicle in veterinary parenteral formulations.
Propylene glycol dicaprolate/dicaprate
Propylene glycol dicaprylocaprate
PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE
Consists of propylene glycol esters of caprylic (C8) and capric (C10) acids
9 – 12 (20°C)
Oily phase for topical formulations.
Oily vehicle and solubilizer for solutions.
Safety of use is inferred by substantial toxicological data and precedence of use in approved human and veterinary pharmaceutical products.