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Triglycerides medium-chain, Kollisolv MCT 60 / MCT 70



Former Name:
Myritol 312 PH / 318 PH
Triglycerides medium-chain
Ph.Eur., NF
CAS ╣: 73398-61-5
Manufacturer: BASF

Medium-chain triglycerides have been used in a variety of pharmaceutical formulations including oral, parenteral, and topical preparations.

In oral formulations, medium-chain triglycerides are used as thr base for the preparation of oral emulsions, microemulsions, self-emulsifying systems, solutions, or suspensions of drugs that are unstable or insoluble in aqeous media, e.g. calciferol. Medium-chain triglycerides have alsobeen investigated as intestinal-absorption enhancers and have additionally been used as a filler in capsules and sugar-coated tablets, and as lubricant or antiadhesion agent in tablets.

In parenteral formulations, medium-chain triglycerides have  simillarybeen used in the production of emulsions, solutions, or suspensions intended for intravenous administration. In rectal formulations, medium-chain triglycerides have  been used in the preparation of suppositories containing labile materials. In cosmetics and topical pharmaseuticals formulations, medium-chain triglycerides are used as a component of ointments, creams and liquid emulsions.