Propanediol is a natural, skin-friendly, preservative-boosting alternative to propylene glycol or other petroleum-based glycols for formulators wanting multifunctional and innovative natural cosmetic ingredients. It is made from fermentation of plant-derived glucose and contains no added preservatives, petroleum-based ingredients, or animal by-products.
- Hand-feel modifier
- Preservative efficacy booster
- Lack of skin irritation or sensitization
- Improved humectancy
- High purity
- Boosts preservative efficacy
- Excellent sensory characteristics
- Favorable environmental profile
Storage: Sealed containers should be stored
within a temperature range of 0 – 50°C (32 –122°F). Containers can be resealed and stored within the same temperature range. Avoid prolonged exposure to oxygen and water. The use of nitrogen (or other inert gas, like Lotioncrafter OxBlox) during storage is encouraged.
Recommended Usage Rate: 1 - 10%, up to 20%
Appearance: Clear colorless oil
Odor: Low, sweet
Solubility: Miscible in water
pH (as supplied): Neutral
Manufacturer: DuPont Tate & Lyle
Product: Zemea® Propanediol
Country of Origin: USA
Storage: 0 – 50°C (32 –122°F)
Shelf Life: 2 Years can be expected, if seal is unbroken and stored as directed, otherwise ~ 9 -12 months
Shipping Information: HS# 2905450000
Here you will find Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and Technical Data Sheets. The files are in PDF format. To access a file, click on the relevant button or the file name. For your convenience, it will open up in a new browser window.
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|Technical Specification Zemea® Propanediol
|Boosting Preservative Efficacy with Zemea® Propanediol - Study
|Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
|Zemea® Propanediol SDS
Lotioncrafter formulas in which this ingredient appears are listed below. Formulas are used as a means to provide basic formulating information and guidance in the use of ingredients Lotioncrafter supplies. Formulations are provided in percentages, grams and ounces. Most create a batch size of 1000g (33 ounces). Because percentages are provided, they can be sized up or down with ease.
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