Zemea

Zemea® propanediol

When performance matters, DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products has a pure, petroleum-free diol solution. With multiple formulations (Zemea®, Zemea® USP-FCC & Zemea® USP-NF) to meet the exacting standards of a variety of markets and applications, our 100% plant-based performance brand, Zemea® propanediol, helps companies fulfill their sustainability goals without compromising on quality.

 

The benefits of Zemea® propanediol include:

  • A pure, petroleum-free diol
  • High performance in a variety of applications
  • Certified 100% bio-based by USDA BioPreferred® program

Approvals, Certifications, and Registrations of Zemea

Zemea®

This multifunctional, preservative-boosting humectant and ingredient delivers high performance in a variety of consumer applications—from cosmetics and personal care to laundry and household cleaning. Plus, Zemea® propanediol is sustainably sourced and generates up to 40% less greenhouse gas emissions over its life.

 

Zemea® USP-FCC

A welcome alternative to petroleum-based carriers, Zemea® USP-FCC propanediol offers flavorists and food technologists reduced bitterness and enhanced sweetness in applications like beverages, extracts, dairy, flavors and colors, as well as processing aids and humectants.

 

Zemea® USP-NF

Pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, personal care and other applications that require USP-NF standard can utilize Zemea® USP-NF propanediol as an alternative to petroleum-based glycols and glycerin. Additionally, Zemea® USP-NF propanediol may be used as an excipient for over-the-counter (OTC) oral and dermal pharmaceutical applications.

 

Zemea® propanediol can help product formulators fulfill their sustainability goals without compromising on quality in a variety of applications, including:

Personal care

As a bio-based ingredient in personal care products, Zemea® propanediol offers great sensory characteristics, creating formulations that are gentler on your body than petroleum.

Home care

As an enzyme stabilizer or eco-friendly solvent in household cleaning products, Zemea® propanediol improves sustainability profiles by replacing petroleum-based glycols.

Pharmaceuticals & dietary supplements

Zemea® USP-NF propanediol gives formulators an alternative to petroleum-based glycols and glycerin, bringing sustainability and excellent humectancy to gel caps, cough syrups and more.

Food & flavors

Zemea® USP-FCC propanediol offers flavorists and food technologists reduced bitterness and enhanced sweetness in food and beverage products.

Where to buy

DuPont Tate & Lyle offers an extensive network of distributors. Find one in your region.

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