UCARCIDE™ 50 Antimicrobial

    UCARCIDE™ 50 Antimicrobial consist of glutaraldehyde-based products that have found widespread use in a variety of preservative applications. It can be used to control the growth of bacteria and fungi in aqueous or water-containing products and systems, including industrial, institutional and consumer in-can processes and products

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    Used In:

    • General preservative use
    • Preservation of concentrates
    • Reverse osmosis membranes
    • Concrete admixtures
    • Household Products


    • Antimicrobial efficacy against bacteria, mold, and yeast at low use concentrations (0.01-0.1% active ingredient)
    • Excellent compatibility with anionic, nonionic, and cationic surfactants
    • Biocidal activity over a broad pH and temperature range
    • No odor at end-use concentrations
    • Good chemical compatibility with many other antimicrobials
    • High salt tolerance
    • Complete solubility in water
    • End-use concentrations of glutaraldehyde can easily be analyzed on site with field test kits, or in the laboratory by several different methods

    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.


    • Western Europe
    • South East Asia, New Zealand
    • North America
    • Latin America