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Covation Bio™ PDO

Covation Bio™ PDO

Covation Bio™ PDO is a leading global innovator in high-performance, sustainable and renewable ingredients. Covation Bio™ PDO ingredients are used in plant-based products that enhance people’s lives, help protect the environment, and reduce the world’s dependence on petroleum.

Zemea®​ propanediol is a natural, skin-friendly, preservative-boosting alternative to petroleum-based glycols for formulators who desire versatile and innovative cosmetic ingredients.

With its skin-friendly performance, including no irritation, enhanced moisturization and excellent aesthetics, Zemea®​ propanediol is ideal for skin care, hair care, deodorants, fragrances, and other cosmetic and personal care products. It can be used as a humectant, preservative booster, emollient, natural solvent, viscosity enhancer, hand-feel modifier and for botanical extraction and dilution. It can also be used as a component in various types of ingredients including a carrier for actives, botanical extracts, or fragrances, an ingredient in natural preservative systems, and for developing natural esters and ethers.

Environmental sustainability benefits include significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions and lower energy consumption in its production (based on Life Cycle Analysis​ data).

For more information on Zemea propanediol, visit ZemeaPerforms.com​​ to see the solutions we offer across a wide variety of markets and applications.

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