Tropolone: A Powerful Antioxidant

   Tropolone: A Powerful Antioxidant


A series of recent studies have confirmed that Tropolone is a highly effective antioxidant


Protecting our skin against the damaging effect of sun and oxygen is not only a priority for those that wish to slow ageing and prolong beauty. It has also been recognized as essential for maintaining skin health. Likewise, cosmetic formulas prone to oxidation need to be shielded. We rely on antioxidants for this challenge.
Is Tropolone fit to join the ranks of our most trusted allies? 




50 times

More efficient than


Protein oxygenation


 Peroxide formation in
sunflower oil



 “ Tropolone, a key component of our multifunctional blend SymDiol® 68T
and preservative blend SymOcide® PT, is a powerful antioxidant
and a potential partner in our quest for protection of our
skin and cosmetic products. ”

-Dr. Balint Koroskenyi, Global Product Manager, Cosmetic Ingredients