Where Formulations Begins™
Capmul products are mono- and diglyceride emulsifiers prepared by glycerolysis of particular fats, oils and fractionated vegetable oil fatty acids. They also can be prepared by esterification of glycerin or propylene glycol with selected vegetable oil fatty acids.
Capmul is used as a carrier in lipid-based drug delivery systems for liquid or semi-solid formulations.
- Bioavailability enhancer
- Carrier (vehicle)
- Employment through SEDDS - self emulsifying drug delivery systems
Dosage Forms Include:
FEATURING CAPMUL® GDB EP/NF
This fine powdered glyceryl dibehenate offers a wide range of functionalities and applications for use in pharmaceutical formulations.
Specific Use of Capmul for Drug Delivery Formulations:
- Efficient in the solubilization or dispersion of active substances and polar lipids
- Is an emulsifier or co-emulusifier of choice in the preparation of stable, self-emulsifying lipid-based microemulsions
- Can be used as a plasticizer in aqueous and solvent based polymeric coatings
- Effective in self-emulsifying drug delivery systems (SEDDS) when incorporated as a low HLB water-in-oil (w/o) emulsifier or co-emulsifier
|Product Name||Chemical Name||CAS Number||Resources|
|Capmul 808G EP/NF||Glyceryl Monocaprylate||26402-26-6||Technical Datasheet|
|Capmul GDB EP/NF*||Glyceryl Dibehenate||94201-62-4||Technical Datasheet|
|Capmul GMO-50 EP/NF||Glyceryl Monooleate||25496-72-4||Technical Datasheet|
|Capmul MCM C8 EP/NF||Glyceryl Monocaprylate||26402-26-6||Technical Datasheet|
|Capmul MCM EP/NF||Glyceryl Caprylate/Caprate|| 91744-32-0, or
|Capmul INJ MCM EP/NF||Glyceryl Caprylate/Caprate||91744-32-0, or 26402-22-2 and 26402-26-6||Technical Datasheet|
|CAPMUL INJ MCM EP||Glyceryl Caprylate/Caprate||91744-32-0, or 26402-22-2, and 26402-26-6||Technical Datasheet|
|Capmul PG-2L EP/NF||Propylene Glycol Dilaurate||22788-19-8||Technical Datasheet|
|Capmul PG-8 NF||Propylene Glycol Monocaprylate||68332-79-6, or 31565-12-5||Technical Datasheet|
|Capmul PG-8-70 NF||Propylene Glycol Monocaprylate, NF Type 1||68332-79-6||Technical Datasheet|
|Capmul PG-12 EP/NF||Propylene Glycol Monolaurate||27194-74-7||Technical Datasheet|
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