BASF offers a broad portfolio of functional excipients including our pharmaceutical grade polysorbate and sorbitan esters.

With consistent quality and reliable supply, this group of excipients offer numerous functionalities including but not limited to: a solubilizing agent, plasticizer, surfactant, and emulsifier. Applicable for the development of oral and topical dosage forms, these materials are suitable across a broad pH range.


  • Clinically tested for mildness and has demonstrated good skin tolerance
  • Suitable for use as a solubilizer and emulsifier
  • Applicable across broad pH range
  • Can be processed hot or cold
  • Suitable for solid, semi-solid, and liquid dosage forms