Aqueous-based industrial microbicides


KORDEK™ MLX Biocide is an active ingredient solution for the preservation of paints, binder dispersions, adhesives and other technical products.

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Used In:

  • Paints
  • Adhesives
  • Latex emulsions
  • Tackifiers
  • Mineral slurries
  • Pigment dispersions
  • Other technical, water-based products


  •  Chemically stable in high pH formulations
  •  Alternative to Benzisothiazolone (BIT)
  •  Physically compatible with Polymer Emulsions
  •  Broad-spectrum efficacy versus Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, fungi and yeast
  •  Formaldehyde free

Typical Properties

Appearance:  Colorless To Yellowish Liquid

pH:   3 - 6 (As Is)

Chemical Composition:  Aqueous Solution Of Methylisothiazolone

Color:  Max. 3 Iso 4630 (Gardner)

Density:  1.026 ± 0.01 G/Ml Iso 2811-3

Refractive Index:   1.354 ± 0.005 Astm D 1218-02 (N20/D )

Flash Point:  100°C Cleveland Iso 2592

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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