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VitiPure L 20 LEX

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.

The LEX grade represents Low Endotoxins & Low bioburden grade product especially suitable for customers using it in high-risk applications.


  • Includes the microbiology specifications: Endotoxin: max. 1 IU/ml; TAMC: max. 50 cfu/g TYMC: max. 50 cuf/g; Salmonella: absent; Staphylococcus aureus: absent; Escherichia coli: absent; Pseudomonas aeruginosa: absent
  • Suitable for use as solubilizer and emulsifier
  • 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.

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. 32636531363, 32636531365) and 25kg steel drum (Article Nr. 32636531207); Sample size 0.5kg

Retest period

24 months