Poor solubility continues to be a challenge in many pharmaceutical drug formulations. More than 50% of new chemical entities (NCEs) are poorly water soluble. This means that half of the drugs being developed in the market today will have challenges around absorption and bioavailability.  In addition to improving the solubility of per-oral dosed actives, ABITEC’s functional lipids can increase the solubility of active pharmaceutical ingredients for a variety of dosage forms and applications.


Lipid based drug delivery (LBDD) is an effective method of improving the solubility of BCS Class-II and Class-IV compounds and the permeability of certain BCS (Biopharmaceutics Classification System) Class III and Class-IV compounds. ABITEC products are specifically designed for meeting the solubility challenges of the pharmaceutical industry. Our products can be used alone or in conjunction with one another to formulate a Self-Emulsifying Drug Delivery System (SEDDS) in order to improve the bioavailability of an active.  Lipid based drug delivery (LBDD) which is an effective method of improving the solubility of BCS Class-II and Class-IV compounds and the permeability of certain BCS Class III and Class-IV compounds.  In addition to their use in the oral delivery of SEDDS systems, ABITEC’s lipids can be employed in a wide array of additional applications, delivery systems, and dosage forms.

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Featured Product: Captex® Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)

Captex medium-chain esters are preferred lipophilic vehicles and solvents, used alone or in combination with other excipients in the development of solution, suspension, emulsion, and microemulsion formulations for various delivery systems.

Applications include:

  • Solubilizer and carrier for actives
  • Emollient, penetration enhancer, solubilizer, and viscosity modifier in creams, lotions, ointments, and aerosols
  • Oil phase for w/o or o/w emulsions and microemulsions for self-emulsifying drug delivery systems
  • Solubilizer, enhancer, and crystallization retardants in suppositories
  • Vehicles for injectable veterinary preparations
Product Name Chemical Name CAS Number
Captex 170 EP Cocoyl Caprylocaprate 95912-86-0
Captex 200P Propylene Glycol Dicaprylocaprate 68583-51-7
Captex 300 EP/NF Glycerol Tricaprylate/Caprate 65381-09-1, or 73398-61-5
Captex 355 EP/NF/JPE Glycerol Tricaprylate/Caprate 65381-09-1, or
Captex 8000 Glyceryl Tricaprylate 538-23-8

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This line of highly-functional, highly reproducible medium and long chain mono- and diglycerides can be used alone as a primary solubilizer, or in conjunction as an emulsifier with other ABITEC ingredients.

Product Name Chemical Name CAS Number
Capmul 808G EP/NF Glyceryl Monocaprylate 26402-26-6
Capmul GML-90 NF Glyceryl Monolaurate  142-18-7
Capmul GMO-50 EP/NF Glyceryl Monooleate 25496-72-4
Capmul MCM C8 EP/NF Glyceryl Monocaprylate 26402-26-6
Capmul MCM EP/NF  Glyceryl Caprylate/Caprate  91744-32-0, or
26402-22-2, and
Capmul PG-2L EP/NF Propylene Glycol Dilaurate 22788-19-8
Capmul PG-8 NF Propylene Glycol Monocaprylate 68332-79-6, or 31565-12-5
Capmul PG-8-70 NF Propylene Glycol Monocaprylate, NF Type 1 68332-79-6, or 31565-12-5
Capmul PG-12 EP/NF Propylene Glycol Monolaurate 27194-74-7

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Acconon excipients are well-characterized mixtures of polyoxyethylene mono- and diglycerides, fatty acids or fatty alcohols. They are used to improve the bioavailability of poorly water soluble drugs by direct solubilization, or by acting as a stabilizing surfactant in active carrying emulsions.

Product Name Chemical Name CAS Number
Acconon AKG-6 EP/NF* Oleoyl Macrogolglycerides 69071-70-1
Acconon C-44 EP/NF* Lauroyl Macrogoglycerides 67701-26-2
Acconon C-50 EP/NF* Stearoyl Macrogolglycerides or Stearoyl Polyoxylglycerides  121548-05-8
Acconon MC8-2 EP/NF Polyoxyethylene (8) Caprylic/Capric Glycerides 91744-32-0, 223129-75-7

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