Adhesives Magazine

LANXESS CORP.: Bronopol Products

October 31, 2008

LANXESS Corp.’s Material Protection Products (MPP) business unit has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for the active ingredient BRONOPOL (2-bromo-2-nitropopane-1,3-diol). The company is now marketing BRONOPOL under the brand names PREVENTOL® P 100 Preservative and PREVENTOL® P 30. PREVENTOL P 100 Preservative and PREVENTOL P 30 products are effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, including sulfate-reducing, anaerobic types. In addition, these biocides are effective at preventing the formation of biofilms and slime deposits.