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Zemea® propanediol for oral care

Zemea® propanediol is a naturally-derived, petroleum-free humectant and solvent for formulators who desire versatile and innovative personal care ingredients. Zemea® is ideally suited many different oral care applications, including mouthwash and toothpaste.

Zemea® propanediol is effective in the following oral care applications:

  • Eliminates solubilizer gelling
  • Reduces surfactant load
  • Improves taste
  • Enables formulation clarity
  • Alcohol-free formulation possible

The benefits of Zemea® propanediol in toothpaste formulations include:

  • Solvent for sorbitol and sweeteners
  • Carrier for gums
  • Improves taste
  • Gels with clarity and rheology
  • SLS-free formulation possible

Approvals & certifications:

  • Natural Products Association (NPA)
  • USDA BioPreferred® Program – 100% Bio-based
  • Natural Health Products Ingredient – Health Canada
  • Complies with ISO 16128-1:2016
  • EPA Design for the Environment (DfE)
  • GRAS
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • USP-NF


  • INCI Name: Propanediol
  • EINECS Number: 207-997-3
  • CAS Number: 504-63-2
  • REACH Registration Number: 01-2119489383-28-0000

Where to buy

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Request a sample

Product formulators and designers are invited to request a sample for application testing.