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 30 LT Water Treatment Microbiocide

AQUCAR™ GA 30 LT is specially formulated for use in oil and gas applications conducted in cold-weather climates where freezing of a biocide is a concern. AQUCAR™ GA 30 LT incorporates a freeze-protected blend of glutaraldehyde. The product is an aqueous solution of glutaraldehyde containing 30% active ingredient.

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Used In:

  • Water flood injection water
  • Drilling, completion, workover and fracturing fluids
  • Produced waters
  • Oil and gas transmission lines


  •  Freeze-proof to -43° C
  •  Broad-spectrum effectiveness over a wide range of pH and temperature conditions
  •  Provides protection against a wide variety of microorganisms, including sulfate-reducing bacteria and slime-forming bacteria
  •  Compatible with most oil and gas chemicals

Typical Properties

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  • North America