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™ 655 Antimicrobial is a broad-spectrum bactericide based on 1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one (BIT, CAS 2634-33-5) and 7a-ethyldihydro-1H,3H,5H-oxazolo[3,4-c]oxazole (EDHO, CAS 7747-35-5). It is a broad spectrum preservative used for non-food contact applications in paints and coatings, adhesives, household, industrial and institutional products, emulsions, inks and fountain solutions, textile spin-finish solutions, metalworking fluids, mineral slurries, and surfactants.

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Used In:

  • Non-food contact applications in paints and coatings
  • Adhesives
  • Household
  • Industrial and institutional products
  • Emulsions
  • Inks and fountain solutions
  • Textile spin-finish solutions
  • Metalworking fluids
  • Mineral slurries
  • Surfactants


  •  Blend of biocide actives delivering a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity
  •  Fast acting and long lasting biocidal blend
  •  Effective over a pH range of 6-12
  •  Soluble in both aqueous and oil based systems
  •  Low freezing point and excellent thermal and alkaline stability
  •  Low odor
  •  Compatible with ionic additives and a variety of other formulation raw materials
  •  Corrosion inhibition in many systems
  •  Alkaline buffering capability to prevent pH drift
  •  Assistance in maintaining optimum viscosity of emulsion formulations

Typical Properties

Footnote:  Please Note That Not All Products Are Registered In All Regions For All Applications. Please Contact Your Local Dow Representative For Detailed Technical Information Applicable To Your Individual Situation.; Use Biocides Safely. Always Read The Label And Product Information Before Use.


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