A nonionic oil-in-water surfactant used as solubilizer in topical formulations.
Caprylocaproyl Polyoxyl-8 glycerides
Caprylocaproyl macrogol-8 glycerides
PEG-8 CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC GLYCERIDES
Consists of a small fraction of mono-, di- and triglycerides and mainly PEG-8 (MW 400) mono- and diesters of caprylic (C8) and capric (C10) acids
80 – 110 (20°C)
Solubilizer and O/W surfactant for microemulsion.
Able to form light foams with pump device (no gas required).
Safety of use is inferred by extensive toxicological evaluations and precedence of use.