Household & Commercial Cleaning

Protect household and industrial cleaning products from contamination and spoilage

Household & Commercial Cleaning

While it may seem strange, household products like detergents, laundry products or cleaning products need to stay clean in order to keep working properly. Otherwise they can become contaminated with bacteria, yeast and mold that can cause them to spoil.

Our broad range of preservatives help to protect household products from bacteria, yeast and mold, to keep them performing. We also offer technologies to protect industrial and institutional cleaners against contamination and spoilage.

We can help you design a preservative package that will help you meet the needs of your product – from ultra-mild formulations to longer shelf life; from affordability to ecolabel compliance.


Cleaning Applications

We offer technology for rapid decontamination and extended preservation of household and janitorial (institutional and industrial) products including:

  • Liquid detergents
  • Hand and automatic dishwashing liquids
  • Liquid laundry products
  • Fabric softeners
  • Floor and furniture care products
  • Household cleaning products
  • Household wipes
  • Industrial and commercial cleaning products

Select Products


Product Name Active Ingredient Features & Benefits
KATHON CG/ICP
KATHON CG/ICP II
5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one / 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (CMIT / MIT)
  • Exceptional broad spectrum protection against bacteria and fungi
  • Very low use rate
KORALONE B-119
KORALONE B-120
1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one (BIT)
  • Protection against bacteria
  • Heat and pH stable
  • Works well with other actives like CMIT, MIT, bronopol, etc.
  • Isothiazolone that is most stable with amines
NEOLONE M-10 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (MIT)
  • Broad spectrum bactericide
  • May control fungi at high pH in surfactant systems
  • Temperature / pH stable ( up to 12)
  • No salt formulations / water based
KORALONE N-105 2-n-octyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (OIT)
  • Excellent protection / activity against fungi
KATHON CG/ICP
KATHON CG/ICP II
CMIT / MIT
  • Exceptional broad spectrum protection against bacteria and fungi
  • Very low use rate
ROCIMA 586 5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one / 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one and 2-Bromo-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol (CMIT / MIT and Bronopol)
  • Blend designed for excellent broad spectrum protection against bacteria and fungi, including Pseudomonas species
BIOBAN 425
KORALONE M-212*
BIOBAN 418

*Approved in some European countries for Homecare
octyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one (MIT/,OIT)
  • Broad-spectrum preservation with enhanced fungal protection –excellent for preserving wipes
  • Good pH and temperature stability
  • Ease of incorporation into household products
BIOBAN GA24
BIOBAN GA50
UCARCIDE 50
Glutaraldehyde
  • Broad spectrum protection against bacteria and fungi
  • Fast acting biocide
DOWICIL 75
DOWICIL 150
cis/trans 1-(3-chloroallyl)-3,5,7-triaza-1-azoniaadamantane chloride(CTAC)
  • Broad spectrum protection against bacteria
  • Controlled formaldehyde release
  • Broad pH stability
BIOBAN PH100 Phenoxyethanol
  • Ultra mild preservation
  • Good pH and temperature stability
  • Bactericide , especially gram negative bacteria
BIOBAN DB20
DOWICIL QK-20
2,2-Dibromo-3-nitrilo-propionamide (DBNPA)
  • Quick kill biocide for rapid decontamination and plant hygiene
  • May boost perfromance of long term preservatives

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