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Kolliphor® PS 80 is an amber liquid with a faint characteristic odor. Kolliphor® PS 80 is used as a non-ionic surfactant and oil-in-water emulsifier, as plasticizer in a range of solid dispersions and oral dosage forms. It is a non-ionic, hydrophilic emulsifier with broad pH range applicability and good skin tolerance in topical formulations.


  • Suitable for oral, semi solid and liquid dosage forms as well as softgels
  • Plasticizer in a range of solid dispersions and oral dosage forms
  • Broad pH range applicability and good skin tolerance in topical formulations
  • Solubilizing agent in a variety of pharmaceutical formulations


Plasticizers, Emulsifiers / Surfactants, Solubilizers

Technical Overview

Compendial Name

Polysorbate 80 (Ph.Eur.), Polysorbate 80 (USP/NF), Polysorbate 80 (INCI)

Region of Manufacture


Package Size

  • 0,5KG amber glass bottle
  • 190KG Steel drums

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