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Kolliphor HS 15 is a yellowish white paste at room temperature that becomes a liquid at approximately 30 °C. It dissolves in water, ethanol and 2-propanol to form clear solutions. Its solubility in water decreases with increasing temperatures. It is insoluble in liquid paraffin.


  • Low histamine release, reduces side-effects
  • Thermal stability, suitable for sterilization
  • Lower hemolytic activity compared to other polyoxyethylene-based surfactants
  • Monographed in Ph. Eur. and USP-NF
  • Also stabilizes biologic drug formulations


Redispersing agent, Emulsifiers / Surfactants, Solubilizers

Technical Overview

Compendial Name

Polyethylene glycol 660 12-hydoxystearate, Macrogol-15-hydroxystearate, Macrogoli 15 hydroxystearas

Region of Manufacture


Package Size

  • 0,5KG Plastic bottle
  • 50KG Steel drums
  • 5KG Composite packaging
  • 50KG Plastic drums

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