Plastics

Grade 103 USPL

High Purity French Process Zinc Oxide

Grade 103 USPL is produced by the French (Indirect) Process and meets the most stringent medicine safety laws and standards in the world including:

  • FCC (Food Chemical Codex),
  • API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient)
  • GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) ICH Q7
  • USP, EP, BP & other Compendium Monographs

Grade 103 USPL replaces Grade ZOCO 10 3 USP Low Lead ("L" or "LL").

Key Features

  • Grade 103 USPL offers ultra- low lead (the lowest lead attainable), with the lowest m2/g sur face area (SA) available with discrete French Process. Grade 103 USPL is used when standard grade 112 USP is not suitable in the application.

Recommended Applications

All pharmaceutical applications; salves, creams, lotions, ointments, etc.  Common USP Zinc Oxide applications include:

  • Sunscreens – UV protection in natural formulas requiring a non-nano option
  • Diaper rash creams and wound care – promotes healing
  • Nutritional supplements – vitamins and mineral premixes
  • Cosmetics – UV protection for outdoor applications
  • Calamine Lotion
  • Dental Creams
  • Food Packaging
  • Medical Equipment
  • Medical Tapes
  • Pharmaceutical (Chemical intermediate)
  • Toothpaste