BIOBAN™ offers a comprehensive portfolio of actives, including Zinc Pyrithione (ZPT), BIT, Bronopol, CMIT/MI as well as blends to address contamination challenges of your polymers, paints and coatings

BIOBAN™ 200 Antimicrobial

BIOBAN™ 200 Antimicrobial is a low VOC preservative that protects paint films and coatings against the growth of surface moulds, and it also displays excellent activity against algae and bacteria. The active ingredient in BIOBAN 200 Antimicrobial is 4,5-dichloro-2-n-octyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one, which is the same active ingredient as in the well proven ROZONE™ 2000 Antimicrobial.

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Used In:

  • Coatings, Building Materials, Adhesives and Tackifiers


  •  Broad spectrum activity: controls a wide range of fungi, algae, and bacteria
  •  Very low water solubility: provides long-term activity by resisting leaching, Does not require zinc oxide for efficacy, Does not release formaldehyde

Typical Properties

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  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • North America