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DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products

DuPont Tate & Lyle

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products is a joint venture between DuPont, a global science company, and Tate & Lyle, a world-leading specialty ingredients and solutions company. DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products provides customers with a competitive advantage by offering improved, higher-performing ingredients from a petroleum-free, sustainable, and renewable source.

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 http://www.Zemea-performs.com​ to see the solutions we offer across a wide variety of markets and applications.

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