Other IID Excipients

Did you know that Lubrizol Life Science Health offers a wide range of other ingredients listed on the FDA’s Inactive Ingredient Database (IID)? In addition to our traditional Carbopol®, Noveon®, and Pemulen IID-listed polymers that can help improve the feel and performance of your topical pharmaceutical formulations our portfolio also includes emollients, humectants, emulsifiers, and surfactant thickeners. 


  • Schercemol 318 ester – Isopropyl Isostearate
  • Schercemol 1688 ester – Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate
  • Schercemol DIA ester – Diisopropyl Adipate
  • Schercemol LL ester – Lauryl Lactate
  • Schercemol OHS ester – Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate
  • Schercemol OLO ester – Oleyl Oleate
  • Glucam P-20 distearate emollient – PPG-20 Methyl Glucose Ether Distearate
  • Vilvanolin L-101 lanolin derivative – Mineral Oil and Lanolin Alcohol
  • Solulan 75 lanolin derivative – PEG-75 Lanolin
  • Solulan L-575 lanolin derivative – PEG-75 Lanolin


  • Promulgen D Nonionic emulsifier – Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Ceteareth-20
  • Promulgen G Nonionic emulsifier – Stearyl Alcohol (and) Ceteareth-20
  • Chemonic OLETH-2 ethoxylated alcohol – Oleth-2
  • Chemonic OE-10 ethoxylated alcohol – Oleth-10
  • Chemonic OE-20 ethoxylated alcohol – Oleth-20
  • Glucate SS emulsifier – Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate
  • Glucamate SSE-20 emulsifier – PEG-20 Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate


  • Glucam E-10 humectant – Methyl Gluceth-10
  • Glucam E-20 humectant – Methyl Gluceth-20

Surfactant Thickeners

  • Glucamate DOE-120 thickener – PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate
  • Glucamate DOE-120 syrup thickener – PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate