CovationBio PDO (formerly Dupont Tate & Lyle)

198 Blair Bend Drive
Loudon, TN 37774
Toll Free:1-866-404-7933

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 to see the solutions we offer across a wide variety of markets and applications.

Geographic sales distribution:Worldwide
Product Summary:

When it comes to simplifying labels without sacrificing performance, Zemea® propanediol is ready to deliver. This pure ingredient not only replaces petroleum-based glycols and glycerins, but naturally reduces the need for added preservatives. Keep your products simple and performing how they should with Zemea®.Personal careAs 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 careAs an enzyme stabilizer or eco-friendly solvent in household cleaning products, Zemea® propanediol improves sustainability profiles by replacing petroleum-based glycols.Pharmaceuticals & dietary supplementsZemea® 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 & flavorsZemea® USP-FCC propanediol offers flavorists and food technologists reduced bitterness and enhanced sweetness in food and beverage products.Certified 100% bio-based by USDA BioPreferred® programWhen performance matters, Covation Bio PDO 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.

  • Cosmetics/Personal Care Ingredient Supplier
  • Flavor Raw Material Supplier
  • Fragrance Raw Material Supplier
  • Cosmetic Ingredients(Actives, Balancing-soothing, Color Cosmetics, Formulating aids, Fragrance, Hair Care, Moisturizing, Oral Care, Preservation, Sensory and more)
  • Cosmetic & Personal Care Formulas(AP/Deodorant, Bath/Shower, Skin Care, Sun Care)
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