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Also known as: Gliddex, Lecithol, Vitellin, Kelecin, Acti flow 68 sb, Alcolec s

Lecithin is used to stabilize emulsions. Lecithin is present in all living cells and is a significant constituent of nerve and brain cells. Egg lecithin is commonly used in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics...

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Also known as: Spherolac 100

Lactose monohydrate is an organic compound with the chemical formula C12H22O11. It is crystalline form of milk powder. It is employed as an pharmaceutical filler for the production of capsules and tablets....

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Also known as: Lactosum, Lactose alpha monohydrate, Ludipress, Ludipress lce

Lactose monohydrate is an organic compound with the chemical formula C12H22O11. It is crystalline form of milk powder. It is employed as an pharmaceutical filler for the production of capsules and tablets....

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Also known as: Lauryl sulfate salt

Sodium laureth sulfate (SLES), an accepted contraction of sodium lauryl ether sulfate (SLES), is an anionic detergent and surfactant found in many personal care products (soaps, shampoos, toothpaste etc.)....

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Also known as: Wool alcohol

Wool alcohols are a natural product obtained from the fleece of sheep and are commonly used in cosmetics, toiletries and medicines.

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Also known as: Purac pf

Lactic acid is chiral, consisting of two optical isomers. One is known as L-(+)-lactic acid or (S)-lactic acid and the other, its mirror image, is D-(−)-lactic acid or (R)-lactic acid.

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Also known as: Simulsol p 23 pha

Fatty acid ethoxylates are formed from ethoxylation process where fatty acids are made to react with ethylene oxide. ... Likewise some of the popular variants of ethoxylated fatty acid formulations used...

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Also known as: Foremost lactose, Foremost fast flo , Lubritose sd, Sheffield lactose monohydrate inhalation, Lactose monohydrate spray dried, Spray dried monohydrate lactose

Lactose (C12H22O11) is milk sugar. It is a disaccharide composed of one galactose and one glucose molecule. In the pharmaceutical industry, lactose is used to help form tablets because it has excellent...

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Also known as: S 2 amino 5 guanidinovaleric acid

Arginine is an essential amino acid in juvenile humans, Arginine is a complex amino acid, often found at active site in proteins and enzymes due to its amine-containing side chain. Arginine may prevent...

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Also known as: Ldpe

Low-density polyethylene (LDPE) is a thermoplastic made from the monomer ethylene.

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