ROCIMA™ for In-Can Preservation

Aqueous-based and solvent-based


ROCIMA™ 640 Biocide is a broad spectrum microbicide for the preservation of industrial water-based products against the attack of microorganisms. ROCIMA 640 is specifically recommended for the preservation of polymer emulsions, paints and coatings, adhesives, and printing inks. ROCIMA 640 is a 20% solution of 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one in dipropylene glycol and water.

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Used In:

  • Preservation of:
  • Polymer emulsions
  • Paints and coatings
  • Adhesives
  • Printing inks


  •  Broad-spectrum efficacy
  •  Non-specific mode of action
  •  Widely accepted by EU Ecolabels
  •  High purity

Typical Properties

Appearance:  Clear Amber Liquid

Density:  1.14 G/Ml (20°C)

pH:  12.5 (25°C)

Chemical Composition:  20% Solution Of 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-One In Dipropylene Glycol And Water.

Viscosity:  250 mPa.s (25°C)

Boiling Point:  ~100°C

Solubility:  Miscible With Water At Any Ratio

Temperature Stability:  Stable Up To 50°C (For Short Periods Up To 100°C Depending On Matrix)

Footnote:  Incompatible With Certain Oxidizing And Reducing Agents


  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe