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Medium-chain triglycerides

Medium-chain triglycerides
It consist of a mixture of triglycerides of saturated fatty acids, mainly of caprylic acid and of capric acid. They contain not less than 95% of saturated fatty acids. Being oily in nature, they are occlusive and enhance skin hydration, thus promoting penetration of actives.
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Medium-chain triglycerides
Medium-chain triglycerides
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Penetration enhancer
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As a penetration enhancer for lotions, they can be evaluated in the range of 5 - 10% w/w
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  • Appearance: A colourless to slightly yellowish oily liquid
  • Density: 0.94 - 0.96 g/cm³
  • Freezing point: - 5%
  • Viscosity: 27 - 32 cP

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Good solubiliser for fat soluble actives, medium spreading emollient
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Cream/ Emulsion
Softgel Capsules
Oral Suspensions
Oral Syrup
Gel
Lotion

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