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™ BP 30 liquid preservatives contain the active ingredient 2-bromo-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol (bronopol) and are used for controlling bacterial growth in industrial process systems such as industrial process waters, recirculating water, cooling towers and evaporative condensers, oil production and transport, and pulp and paper production. In addition, BIOBAN BP liquid preservatives are effective for the preservation of adhesives, starch, pigment and extender slurries, printing inks, fountain solutions, paints, latex and antifoam emulsion systems.

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Used In:

  • Industrial process waters
  • Recirculating water
  • Cooling towers
  • Evaporative condensers
  • Oil production and transport
  • Pulp and paper production
  • Adhesives
  • Starch
  • Pigment and extender slurries
  • Printing inks
  • Fountain solutions
  • Paints
  • Latex and antifoam emulsion systems


  •  Broad-spectrum bacterial efficacy
  •  Control of slime-forming bacteria
  •  Especially effective in combination with other biocides

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.


  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe