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DOCUSATE SODIUM USP/NF, EP

Docusate sodium (DSS), a dioctyl ester of sodium sulfosuccinate, is a versatile and effective anionic surfactant. This product aids the granulation process, improves tablet disintegration and dissolution, facilitates tablet coating and emulsifies gels and suspensions. DSS has a low order of toxicity coupled with good stability and compatibility with a wide range of actives.

Grade

Composition

Description

Applications

DSS

100% DSS

Rolls of wax-like plastic sheets

An excellent solubilizing, wetting, dispersing and emulsifying agent in oral dosage forms.

Used in laxatives, stool softeners and enema / pre-operative colon cleansers. Also used as a tableting aid, in liquid or gel suspensions, topicals, iron preparations, effervescent tablets, ear wax removals, transdermal patches, transmucosal systems and sustained-release dosage forms

DSS Granular

85% DSS with sodium benzoate

White crystalline powder

DSS 50%

50% DSS in PEG 400

White to yellow, clear viscous liquid

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