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KORDEK™ MLX

KORDEK™ MLX is a formaldehyde-free microbicide with superior performance as a preservative in a variety of industrial applications including latex emulsions, mineral slurries, dispersed pigments, adhesives, tackifiers, and as a stand-alone biocide for preservation of aqueous formulations. It can also used as a co-biocide in conjunction with KATHON MICROBICIDE.

Used in:

Industrial applications including:
  • Latex emulsions
  • Mineral slurries
  • Dispersed pigments
  • Adhesives
  • Tackifiers

Advantages:

  • Chemically stable in High pH formulations;
  • Alternative to Benzisothiazolone (BIT)
  • Physically compatible with Polymer Emulsions
  • Broad spectrum efficacy vs. gram positive and negative bacteria, fungi, yeast
  • Free from volatiles, does not contribute to VOC
  • Formaldehyde free

Composition and Technical Data
These properties are typical but do not constitute specifications.

Composition: aqueous solution of Methylisothiazolone

Appearance

colorless to yellowish liquid

Odour

mild

 

Colour (Gardner)

max. 3

ISO 4630

Density  d 20/4

1.026 ± 0.01 g/ml

ISO 2811-3

Refractive index n 20/D

1.354 ± 0.005

ASTM D 1218-02

pH, as is

3-6

 

Flash point

> 100°C
o.c. Cleveland

ISO 2592