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Z-Cote Oil Soluble Micronized Zinc Oxide

Z-Cote Oil Soluble Micronized Zinc Oxide

Z-Cote Micronized Zinc Oxide (HP-1) powder is a microfine zinc oxide manufactured by BASF to give highly effective protection against long-ray UVA and UVB radiation. Z-Cote's microfine structure, with a particle size of less than 0.2 microns and oil solubility, makes it a great choice for adding to your salves, lip balms, and mineral makeup formulations at a usage range of 2% - 25%. Some of Z-Cote's key attributes are its inorganic nature, making it hypo-allergenic and not causing of allergic reaction as well as its transparent nature, making it a great addition to your mineral makeup powders. It is recommended for loose powder formulations as it does not absorb moisture from the air, which would otherwise cause clumping. Z-Cote is easily dispersed into a water in oil emulsion (such as an oil-heavy cream) and is considered very gentle for the skin. Z-Cote Oil Soluble is also called Z-Cote HP-1.

Please note that if you are creating your own sunscreen products for resale and are making a formal claim as to SPF protection you are required to adhere to the rules and regulations set forth by Health Canada and/or the FDA with regards to Sunscreen Regulations.


Product Details

  • Long-ray UVA Protection
  • UVB Protection
  • Transparency
  • Stability - doesn't degrade in the sun
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-Staining
  • Non-greasy
  • Enables gentle formulations
  • Easy to preserve
  • FDA Category 1 Sun Screen (2 - 25%)
  • FDA Category 1 Skin Protectant/Diaper Rash Treatment
  • Synergistic with Organic Sunscreens

Safe for Use:

  • Lips
  • Eyes
  • Nail Polish
  • Wash off Products
  • Cold Process Soap
  • Melt & Pour Soap

Technical Information

  • Ingredients: Zinc Oxide (77497), Triethoxycaprylysilane
  • CAS #: 1314-13-2 & 2943-75-1
  • Primary Particle Size: < 200µm
  • pH: Approx. 7
  • Dye-free
  • Vegan

Technical Documents:

California Prop Statement:

This product is not on the CA Prop 65 List of Toxic Chemicals.

The following statement is made in order to comply with the reporting requirements of the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product is not known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. We are conforming to the regulation by reporting the existence, or lack thereof, of ingredients deemed reportable by the above-mentioned regulation via a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), in Section 15 "Regulatory Information." Additionally, ingredients from Natural Food Sources (NFS) are exempt from reporting in accordance with Title 27, § 25501(a).

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