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VitiPure L 20

Polyoxyethylene 20 sorbitan monolaurate

Edition Date :
July 07, 2022

VitiPure L 20 is a non-ionic, hydrophilic emulsifier, co-emulsifier and solubilizer. It is an oily, yellow or brownish-yellow, clear or slightly opalescent liquid with a faint odor. VitiPure L 20 can be used in various pharmaceutical formulations. It is typically used into formulations such as Topicals (Cold processing, Hot processing, Cream, Emulsion, Foam, Gel), Solid orals (Hot melt extrusion, Spray drying, Hard shell capsules, Soft shell capsules, Tablets, Instant release), Liquid preparations (Solution, Suspension) and Suppositories.


  • Suitable for use as solubilizer and emulsifier
  • Good skin tolerance and skin penetration enhancer
  • Excellent solubilizer in solid dispersion
  • Widely used suspension stabilizer in biopharmaceuticals
Chemical Name
  • Polyoxyethylene 20 sorbitan monolaurate
Product Function
  • Solublizers
  • Emulsifier
  • Surfactant


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VitiPure L 20 is a non-ionic, hydrophilic emulsifier and/or solubilizer for pharmaceutical preparations such as solid, liquid and semi-solid. 

Generic Name

Polysorbate 20 (Ph. Eur., USP/NF)


IPEC GMP Pharma Grade

Country of Origin


Manufacturer address

Clariant Ibérica Producción S.A., Autovía Tarragona-Salou, Km. 3,8, 43110 La Canonja Tarragona, Spain

Packaging size (Article Nr.)

100kg steel drum (Article Nr. 32180731363, 32180731365) and 25kg steel drum (Article Nr. 32180731207); Sample size 0.5kg

Retest period

24 months