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™ GA 24 Water Treatment Microbiocide

Ideal for use in a wide variety of oil, gas, industrial water treatment and papermaking operations, AQUCAR™ GA 24 Water Treatment Microbiocide utilizes an aqueous solution of glutaraldehyde containing 24% active ingredient. It is recommended for use in for water flood injection water; drilling, completion, workover and fracturing fluids; produced waters; oil and gas transmission lines; gas storage wells and hydrocarbon storage facilities; production wells; paper mills and paper mill process water systems; and pigments and filler slurries for paper and paperboard.

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Used In:

  • Water flood injection water
  • Drilling
  • Completion
  • Workover
  • Fracturing fluids
  • Produced waters
  • Oil and gas transmission lines
  • Gas storage wells and hydrocarbon storage facilities
  • Production wells
  • Paper mills
  • Paper mill process water systems
  • Pigments and filler slurries for paper and paperboard
  • Water-based coatings


  •  Provides broad-spectrum protection
  •  Effective over a wide range of pH and temperature conditions
  •  Compatible with most commonly used system additives (scale and corrosion inhibitors)
  •  Carries broad BGVV approvals

Typical Properties

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