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KATHON™ LX 1400

KATHON™ LX-1400 is a microbicide engineered specifically for latex emulsions where reduced gel formation is needed. It provides in-can protection for polymer emulsions/latex; consumer paint formulations, paints, caulks and sealants.

Used in:

  • Latex enamel paint
  • Other latex emulsions

Advantages:

  • Broad spectrum activity against both bacteria and fungi
  • Rapid inhibition of microbial growth and enzyme synthesis
  • Low toxicity
  • Low use levels
  • Biodegradable and non-persistent in the environment
  • Easy to incorporate into latex emulsions
  • Broad compatibility with surfactants and emulsifiers
Physical and Chemical Properties
These properties are typical but do not constitute specifications.

Appearance

Yellow, clear, solids-free liquid

pH

1 to 3

Specific gravity

1.3

Viscosity

16 cps @ 25°C

Flash point N.A.
Solubility in water Fully miscible

Solubility in organic solvents

Soluble in a wide range