Topical Lotions and Gels

Topical IID Listed Ingredients

Did you know that Lubrizol offers a whole range of IID listed ingredients that can help improve the feel and performance of your topical pharmaceutical formulations? Our portfolio includes Emollients, Humectants, Emulsifiers, and Surfactant Thickeners. Take a look at products listed below to see if our ingredients can help improve your pharmaceutical gel, cream, lotion, or ointment.


  • 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

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