With options available globally for use in biofouling control, anaerobic microbial control, and fluid preservation, the comprehensive AQUCAR™ Water Treatment Microbiocides portfolio includes key chemistries (link to chemistries) such as glutaraldehyde, glut/quat blends, DBNPA, bronopol, OPP and dimethyl-oxazolidine.

AQUCAR™ CM 14 Water Treatment Microbiocide for Process Water

AQUCAR™ CM14 Antimicrobial is a broad spectrum, non-formaldehyde releasing biocide developed to prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi in process waters used in various industrial applications. AQUCAR CM14 Antimicrobial is effective at low concentrations and provides many advantages. AQUCAR CM14 Antimicrobial is a 14% w/w aqueous solution of 3:1 5-Chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (CMIT) and 2-Methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (MIT).

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Used In:

  • Industrial cooling water systems
  • Paper mill process waters
  • Mineral slurries for paper production


  •  Broad-spectrum bactericide and fungicide
  •  Effective against Legionella pneumophila
  •  Low and economical use levels
  •  remains active for long periods of time in water systems
  •  Non-foaming and compatible with most water treatment chemicals and polymers
  •  Does not depend on the release of formaldehyde for effectiveness
  •  No organic solvents / aqueous formulation
  •  Outstanding chemical stability
  •  Good compatibility with most raw materials or formulations

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