DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Co. LLC has announced the third annual Zemea Innovation Award winners celebrating formulation breakthroughs featuring Zemea propanediol, a preservative-boosting humectant and solvent.
The winners included the MARBERT line of cosmetics and personal care products developed by Straub GmbH, including body lotions, deodorants, anti-aging eye serums and creams, and cleansing gels. The ingredient imparts its hydration and sensorial properties, preservative-boosting efficacy, and lack of skin irritation or sensitization to the formulations.
Bio-Botanica, Inc. was recognized for its ZeaBotanicals, a collection of over 140 botanical extracts based on Zemea for natural personal care and cosmetic applications.
CAM-D Technologies was recognized for its line of solid CAMDsorb odor and pollutant absorbers that are used in personal care and home care applications. In this application, Zemea provides a reaction medium in the preparation of the active ingredient zinc ricinoleate.