A common way to improve the solubility of active ingredients is to formulate them in liquid form, as solutions, emulsions, suspensions, and gels. Whether the final formulation is taken directly, or encapsulated into a gelatin capsule, our solubilization technologies enable enhanced delivery of challenging active ingredients. Although each approach has its differences, they all share the need for functional excipients. BASF offers a comprehensive range of trusted functional excipients to make them work. 

Solutions And Emulsions

Looking to improve the solubility of your active as a solution? Our portfolio contains solubilizer and emulsifiers to meet a range of formulation challenges across a range of formulation dosage forms.

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Thermoresponsive excipients enable your choice of tailored gel formation and viscosity enhancement.

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Excipients to reduce sedimentation and disperse actives are vital to development of stable suspension formulations.

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Self-Emulsifying Drug Delivery Systems (SEDDS)

Our emulsifiers, solvents, and lipids can be used in combination to form ideal emulsions with preferred absorption and digestion behavior. Our expertise in Self-Emulsifying Drug Delivery Systems (SEDDS) can help you optimize your formulation.

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Thinking About Sustainable Sourcing

Take advantage of BASF products certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and align your company and products with the strong sustainability values evolving in the marketplace. 

BASF offers RSPO-certified solubilizers and surfactants like our polysorbates, sodium lauryl sulfate, and medium chain triglycerides.

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Start with an active ingredient, define your target profile, input your preferences and let the advanced algorithm optimize your formulation.

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