The lipophilic fatty acids and hydrophilic phosphoric acid based esters together contribute an amphiphilic character. They are bipolar and act as an emulsifying agent.
- Natural emulsifiers
- Have self emulsifying property
- Far better tolerated than ethoxylated emulsifiers or any other alternatives
- They are multifunctional and can be used in both o/w and w/o emulsions
- Form stable emulsions