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


Containing the popular active ingredient glutaraldehyde, BIOBAN GA 50 allows fuel customers to utilize the same effective treatment downstream as is frequently used in upstream gas and oil applications. BIOBAN GA 50 is rapidly effective against bacteria and fungi, usually within minutes to a few hours. The active ingredient does not contain sulfur.

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Used In:

  • Laundry detergents
  • Fabric softeners
  • Dishwashing liquids
  • Household and industrial cleaners
  • Pigments and filler slurries for paper and paperboard
  • Water-based coatings for paper and paperboard
  • disinfection formulations for surfaces, materials, equipment and furniture
  • Upstream and downstream oil and gas applications


  •  Antimicrobial efficacy against bacteria, mold and yeast
  •  Fast-acting
  •  Functional over a broad pH and temperature range
  •  Non-surface active and non-foaming
  •  Compatible with commonly used “wet-end” additives
  •  High salt tolerance
  •  Complete solubility in water
  •  Compatible with anionic, nonionic and cationic dispersants
  •  Can be diluted or deactivated easily
  •  Not affected by the presence of hard water

Typical Properties

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