Glyceryl Palmitostearate Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Glyceryl Palmitostearate is a blend of glycerides, mainly mono, di-, and triglycerides of C16 and C18 fatty acids. It is supplied as a finely divided white powder having a very faint lipid odour.
Synonyms and Trade Names: Glycerin Palmitostearate; Glycerol Palmitostearate; 2-[(1-oxo-hexadecyl)-oxyl]-pxy]-1,3-Propanediyl Dicotadecanoate and 1,2,3-Propane Triol; Glyceryl Distearate; Glyceryl Distearate (Type I); Precirol® ATO 5
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF; Ph.Eur
Uses and Applications: Coating Agent: Coating Agent (for taste masking); Lubricant and Flow Aid for Capsule Filling; Modified Release Matrix Former; Gelling Agent
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