polysorbate 80

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pol·y·sor·bate 80

A mixture of polyoxethylene ethers of mixed partial oleic esters of sorbitol anhydrides; used as an emulsifier, as in the preparation of pharmacologic products.
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I'm delighted to see food companies get rid of the likes of polysorbate 80, disodium inosinate, and polyglycerol polyricinoleate (PGPR), which are just chemical props for packaged foods that are typically high in salt or sugar.
To see whether these additives play a role in inflammatory conditions, researchers fed mice an emulsifier, either polysorbate 80 or carboxymethylcellulose, for 12 weeks.
Louis, USA); morphine sulfate and polysorbate 80 were purchased from Cristalia[R] (Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil) and Merck[R] (Darmstadt, Germany), respectively.
A commercial blend of 80% saturated mono- and diglycerides and 20% polysorbate 80 was used as the emulsifier.
Roberts and colleagues have recently proposed another environmental factor that may be contributing to mucosal barrier disruption: fat emulsifiers, such as polysorbate 80, found in processed foods.
Fluad is a trivalent, inactivated influenza vaccine that contains MF59 adjuvant, an oil-in-water emulsion containing squalene, polysorbate 80, and sorbitan trioleate.
A number of side effects or product attributes that were potentially linked to a Polysorbate 80 (Tween 80) and benzyl alcohol co-solvent system included in the formulation to solubilize the active ingredient:
As compatibilizers, several polyalcohols, in some cases containing an amino group (for an easier incorporation in the epoxy matrix), such as polyethylene glycol 4000 (PEG), polysorbate 80 (TWEEN), and tris(hydroxymethyl) aminomethane (TRIS) were used, because they are expected to interact suitably with silicates and can be incorporated in the O-I matrix.
For these reason, water, glycerin and polysorbate 80 were required to prepare co-trimoxazole suspension.
Flu shots typically contain avian contaminant viruses, formaldehyde, resin, thimersal (mercury), Triton X100 (detergent), polysorbate 80 (allergen), sucrose and gelatin, in addition to gentmycin, which is an anti-biotic.
The membrane fluidisation potential of polysorbate 80 might impair hepatic cell integrity and increase permeability of hepatocytes.
Each tablet - and I am currently on 10mg per day - also contains the inactive ingredients calcium carbonate, microcrystalline cellulose, lactose, croscarmellose sodium, polysorbate 80, hydroxypropyl cellulose and magnesium stearate.