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Brij™ O5 pharma

The Brij O range are primary O/W emulsifiers, particularly suited to emulsifying unsaturated fatty acids. Suitable for the formulation of microemulsion gels as primary emulsifiers or as co-emulsifiers paired with Crodafos phosphate esters. They are solubilising, dispersing, spreading, wetting and gelling agents. When used as a co-emulsifier, Brij O5 tends to lower the temperature at which a system gels, resulting in a clear gel with a more manageable set point. Recommended topical usage levels of 0.5-10%.
Brij™ O5 pharma
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Product details

Pharmacopoeia compliance

  • FDA-IIG listed
  • PhEur

Chemical group

  • Ethoxylate
  • Fatty acid

Administration route

  • Topical

Market application

  • Dermatology
  • Human pharmaceutical


  • Emulsifier
  • Nonionic surfactant
  • Solubiliser
  • Wetting agent

Physical form

  • Yellow liquid


  • 9.10
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