VERSABASE® GEL (30-3656)

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A stable gel base for various topical preparations

VersaBase Gel is transparent, smooth and light to touch, with a silky feel that spreads and absorbs easily. It is extremely stable and can be used topically, vaginally and rectally. It can also be used as a thickener or stabilizer for emulsions and can be diluted with up to 50% alcohol to easily create hydro-alcoholic topical gels, ideal for testosterone therapy in men.

This base can be used in combination with PCCA Mucolox™ for patients with vaginal and rectal conditions that would benefit from enhanced mucosal adherence. It also can be compounded with a variety of APIs, such as hormones, alpha-hydroxy acids, hydroquinone, steroids, certain anesthetics and more.


  • Convenient premade gel with excellent stability even in low pH formulations (pH 2-7.5)
  • Easily diluted with up to 50% alcohol
  • Smooth cosmetic feel/non-sticky
  • Thickener/stabilizer for emulsions
  • Can be used topically, vaginally and rectally

Potential uses

  • Vaginal
  • Rectal
  • Male hormone replacement
  • Female hormone replacement
  • Cosmetic
  • Dermatology

Formulated without

  • Surfactant emulsifiers
  • Parabens
  • Propylene glycol

More on VersaBase Gel

VersaBase family of bases

  • This material is not classified dangerous good according to international transportation regulations (ADR/RID-IMDG-ICAO/IATA)
Test Specification
Description Clear, colorless to slight yellow tint gel (may contain bubbles); no odor to slight soapy odor.
pH 5.0-7.0 10% soln
Solubility Soluble in water; forms a gel in alcohol
Specific gravity About 1.0
Viscosity Spindle #7: 05 rpm: about 261,700 cps 10 rpm: about 142,300 cps

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