Dow's UCARCIDE™ Disinfectants prevent microbial contamination of laundry detergents, fabric softeners, dishwashing liquids, household and industrial cleaners.

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

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