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Kolliwax® SA is a white to almost white, wax like-mass supplied as free flowing mirco pearls. On account of its consistency giving characteristics Kolliwax® SA is mainly used for viscosity regulation in pharmaceutical emulsions.


  • Pasticizer with included consistency factor functionality
  • Lipophilic lubricant and the first choice for sensitive acidic APIs
  • Kolliwax® SA acts as a plasticizer with included consistency factor in solid dispersions. It hardens suppository formulations and adjust their melting points
  • It is commonly used as viscosity regulator for oil-in-water emulsions and as a pH independent sustained release agent


Lubricants, Viscosity modifiers

Technical Overview

Compendial Name

Stearyl Alcohol (Ph.Eur.), Stearyl Alcohol (USP/NF), 1-Octadecanol

Region of Manufacture


Package Size

  • 0,5KG Plastic bottle
  • 25KG Plastic film bags

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