Ethoxy Diglycol

Ethoxy Diglycol

Ethoxy Diglycol is a powerful solvent—yet it’s safe when applied to the skin and mucous membranes, whether for cosmetic or pharmaceutical applications. As a highly efficient solubilizing vehicle, Ethoxy Diglycol offers excellent carrying capacity and tolerance to a wide range of active pharmaceutical ingredients. It is frequently used to create stable topical treatments incorporating lidocaine, corticosteroids, NSAIDs, amitriptyline, nifedipine, gabapentin and estrogen hormones, among many others.

Pharmaceutica North America (PNA) provides high-quality Ethoxy Diglycol that’s manufactured and distributed in accordance with cGMP at an FDA and DEA registered facility. Our team is honored to collaborate with you, whether that means developing an optimal formulation that fits your needs or navigating the secure delivery of products to your pharmacy.

Characteristics and Uses of Ethoxy Diglycol:

Ethoxy Diglycol (or Diethylene Glycol Monethyl Ether) from PNA conforms to the current USP-NF specifications. It’s produced by condensing then distilling ethylene oxide and alcohol, resulting in a final product that contains not less than 99 percent and not more than 101 percent Ethoxy Diglycol. PNA’s Ethoxy Diglycol is:

  • Hygroscopic
  • Colorless to pale yellow tint
  • Mild ethereal odor
  • Non-irritating to skin
  • An excellent carrier
  • Miscible with water, lipids, and alcohols

Pharmaceutical uses include:

  • Excellent tolerance to API base and salt forms
  • Can be applied to mucous membranes
  • Recommended solvent for diverse topical forms including petrolatum ointments, creams, and polymeric ointments

Cosmetic uses include:

  • Cosmetic grade solvent
  • Classified as a perfuming humectant
  • Recommended for skin care and personal hygiene products

When you purchase Ethoxy Diglycol from Pharmaceutica North America, you’re guaranteed competitive pricing and a team of pharmaceutical experts dedicated to providing safe and effective products.  Contact us today to learn about our fast shipping and to experience first-class customer service in action.