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Arlacel™ 170
Acid-stable blend of glyceryl stearate and nonionic PEG ester. O/W emulsifier that confers maximum emulsion stability, particularly useful over a wide pH range. Recommended topical usage levels of 1-15%.
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Product details

Chemical group

  • Emulsifying wax
  • Polyethylene glycol

Administration route

  • Oral
  • Topical

Market application

  • Dermatology
  • Human pharmaceutical


  • Emulsifier
  • Nonionic surfactant

Physical form

  • Cream solid beads


  • 11.00

Product brochures & guides

Category: Data sheet

Title: Cithrol GMS 40 and Arlacel 170

Glyceryl monoesters are widely used in pharmaceutical applications as emulsifiers, stabilisers, lubricants, dispersing aids and plasticisers. The most common derivative is glyceryl monostearate; however other variants including glyceryl monooleate and glyceryl monoricinoleate may be made available...

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