polysorbate


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polysorbate

 [pol″e-sor´bāt]
a generic name for esters of sorbitol and its anhydrides condensed with polymers of ethylene oxide, used as surfactants; polysorbates 20, 40, 60, and 80 are official in NF.

polysorbate

/poly·sor·bate/ (pol″e-sor´bāt) any of various oleate esters of sorbitol and its anhydrides condensed with polymers of ethylene oxide, numbered to indicate chemical composition and used as surfactant agents.

polysorbate

(pŏl′ē-sôr′bāt′)
n.
Any of a class of emulsifiers used in food preparation and in some pharmaceuticals.
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Tukey's multiple comparison test suggested that there was a significant difference in steady flux, cumulative permeation rate and ER at different polysorbate 80 concentrations Thus Bisoprolol fumarate transdermal patch may give a better flux rate with 35% polysorbate 80 through model skin.
Characterization of polysorbate 80 with liquid chromatography mass spectrometry and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy: specific determination of oxidation products of thermally oxidized polysorbate 80.
Other problematic ingredients in many conventional mouthwashes include sodium lauryl sulfate, polysorbate, cetylpyridinium chloride and benzalkonium chloride, all which have been shown to be toxic to organisms in the aquatic environments where these chemicals end up after we spit them out.
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.
Another hypothesis is that the cosolvent polysorbate 80, used to solubilise amiodarone, has hepatotoxic effects (11).
If so, this book supplies information about such ingredients as cellulose gum, sorbic acid, and polysorbate 60--bon appetit
For cookies and other bakery products, this includes ingredients such as mono- and diglycerides, polysorbate 60 or 80, sorbitan monostearate, orcts, this includes ingredients such as mono- and diglycerid beta carotene with gelatin.
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.
The retinol formulation used was a lotion in 55% polysorbate 20 (fragrance-free Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Body Moisturiser) and application was performed three times a week without occlusion.
A random sampling includes polysorbate 60, ferrous sulfate, yellow No.
According to Jane Hersey, Director of the Feingold Association, Easter candies can contain sodium Hexametaphosphate, Malic Acid, Blue 1, Mineral Oil, PGPR, Red 40, Magnesium Stearate, Yellow 5, Sorbitan Mono stearate, Blue 2, Polysorbate 60, Invertase, Yellow 6.