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™ DXN (2,6-Dimethyl-1,3-Dioxan-4-yl Acetate) is an EPA-registered biocide for the protection of water-based industrial products, processes and systems against microbiological growth and spoilage. It is a broad-spectrum biocide with efficacy against both bacteria and fungi.

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Used In:

  • For use in emulsions
  • Paints
  • Coatings
  • Specialty industrial products
  • Textile chemicals and finishes
  • Industrial adhesives
  • Leather processing liquors and distillate fuels


  •  Broad-spectrum efficacy against fungi and bacteria
  •  Does not contain or release formaldehyde
  •  Soluble in water and in oil (hydrocarbons)
  •  Effective over a wide pH range (3-8)
  •  Non-halogenated, non-phenolic and non-metallic
  •  Compatible with anionic, cationic and non-ionic compounds

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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