• Has the same properties of Docusate Sodium USP but in a free flowing powder form for easier handling and faster dissolution
  • Consists of Docusate Sodium (85%) on a carrier, Sodium Benzoate (15%)
  • Can be used both as an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient as a stool softener (especially for sennosides + Docusate blends) and as an excipient for wetting and stabilizing poorly soluble APIs
  • Can be used in direct compression for great tablet properties, thanks to its good flow and compressibility


  • CAS number
    577-11-7; 532-32-1
  • Global Business Unit
  • Synonyms
    Docusate Granular, Docusate Sodium 85% and Sodium Benzoate 15%


Segments Applications
Pharmaceuticals Active

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Surfactants Anionic Sodium Dioctyl Sulfosuccinate
Surfactants Anionic Sulfosuccinate

Region of commercial availability

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe / Middle East / Africa
  • North America
  • Latin America

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