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Croduret™ 7 pharma

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Crodurets are vegetable-derived nonionic surfactants that differ in their degrees of ethoxylation. Croduret 7 is particularly recommended as a primary emulsifier in W/O systems where it produces glossy lotions and soft creams and is suitable for use in cold-mix systems. Croduret 40, 50 and 60 as used as emollients, superfatting agents and O/W emulsifiers and emulsion stabilisers. Croduret 40 and 50 are also widely used in a variety of oral formulations, they are virtually tasteless solubilisers for vitamins, medicated mouthwashes, essential oils, certain drugs and for propellants in aerosol vehicles. Recommended topical usage levels of 0.5-15%.

Product details

Pharmacopoeia compliance

  • Ph. Eur.

Chemical group

  • Ester
  • Ethoxylate

Administration route

  • Topical

Market application

  • Dermatology
  • Human pharmaceutical
  • Veterinary health


  • Co-emulsifier
  • Emollient
  • Emulsifier

Physical form

  • White/ pale yellow viscous liquid

Product brochures & guides

Category: Product overview sheets

Title: Utilising HLB for topical formulations - CP22

Utilising HLB for topical formulations

Language: English | Size: 793.26kb