LANXESS Corp.’s Material Protection Products (MPP) business unit recently received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for a new Bronopol-based biocide formulation. The biocide is a VOC-free synergistic blend of Bronopol (2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol) and smaller percentages of CMIT/MIT (5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one/2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one). LANXESS is marketing this formulation under the PREVENTOL®P 91 brand name. The group also sells PREVENTOL P 100 Preservative (100% Bronopol) and PREVENTOL P 30 (VOC-free 30% Bronopol solution).
“With the registration of PREVENTOL P
91, our Bronopol portfolio is now much more flexible,” said Dr. Oliver Kretschik, market manager
for the business. “We can now offer customers VOC-free options to
meet their anti-bacterial needs and can also address problems that require a
VOC-free full spectrum biocide and have additional options for sanitization
products are particularly 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
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LANXESS Earns EPA Registration for New Bronopol Formulation (8/19/09)
August 19, 2009