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Zemea Propanediol from DuPont, Tate & Lyle


Learn more about this humectant at stand 742.

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products (stand 742) provides natural and renewably-sourced ingredients that enhance product performance. Zemea propanediol is a multi-functional, high purity bio-based humectant for cosmetic & personal care formulations.  Zemea is a “go to” product for many formulators in skin, hair and deodorant formulations. Benefits include its lack of skin irritation or sensitization, improved humectancy and excellent sensory characteristics. Studies also have shown that Zemea propanediol can boost the efficacy of preservatives and potentially reduce the amount of preservatives needed in formulations.
Plus, Zemea propanediol has a reduced environmental footprint as confirmed by a third party reviewed Life Cycle Assessment. Zemea generates up to 47% less greenhouse gas emissions over its life, helping companies fulfill their sustainability goals without compromising on performance, according to the company.
Visit the Zemea booth and learn about the company's latest technical work in face masks and its new 100% bio-based, sulfate-free hair shampoo formula.
When performance matters, choose Zemea propanediol—the pure, petroleum-free diol that is certified as 100% bio-based by the USDA BioPreferred program.

More info: Chip Stockman, DuPont, Tate & Lyle, email:; Website: