Pharmaceutical & dietary supplements

Pharmaceuticals & dietary supplements

Zemea® USP-NF propanediol for pharmaceutical and dietary supplements

Zemea® USP-NF propanediol is a naturally-derived solvent, carrier and humectant that provides formulators with an alternative to petroleum-based glycols and glycerin for pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements and other applications that require USP-NF standard.

Zemea® USP-NF propanediol may be used as an excipient for OTC oral and dermal pharmaceutical applications. It can be used in a wide variety of applications, including:

  • Cough syrups, elixirs, expectorants
  • Gel caps
  • Suppositories
  • Topical applications

The benefits of Zemea® USP-NF propanediol in pharmaceutical and dietary supplement applications include:

Topical applications:

  • Excellent humectancy
  • No skin irritation or sensitization
  • Improved sensorials
  • Improved preservative efficacy
  • Helps deliver actives to the skin
  • Natural and sustainable

Oral applications:

  • Enhanced taste profile
  • Improved viscosity
  • Improved preservative efficacy
  • Natural and sustainable

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