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Biocides / Antimicrobial Agents

Addition of plasticizers, lubricants and starch fillers makes the plastic vulnerable to microbial growth. The development of microbes like bacteria, algae and fungi can impair the aesthetics, hygiene, mechanical and electrical insulating properties and reduce the life of the plastic. Adding biocide/antimicrobial agent makes the plastic resistant to biodegradation. Polysulphides and polyester based polyurethanes are known to be more susceptible to microbial attack . Biocides/ antimicrobial agents main families are fungicides, bactericides, algaecides and antifouling agents.
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Supplier
Description
ICL Industrial
FR-613 (TBP) by ICL Industrial is a reactive flame retardant with a high content of aromatic bromine, used mainly as an intermediate for high molecular weight flame retardants. FR-613 (TBP) is also... view more
Applications
  • Epoxy, Epoxide Resin
  • Safety, regulation & environment>Flame retardancy
Vanquish® 100 Antimicrobial by Lonza is N-butyl-1, 2-benzisothiazolin-3-one. Acts as an antimicrobial/ antifungal additive for the preservation of plastic and rubber. Provides effective control of a... view more
Applications
  • PVC>PVC, flexible
  • Natural Rubber
  • Other Rubber>QM, VQM, Silicone Rubber
  • PE
  • ...
Vanquish® SL 10 Antimicrobial by Lonza is a dispersion of N-butyl-1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one and zinc 2-pyridine-thiol-1-oxide in di-isononylphthalate. Acts as an antimicrobial / antifungal additive... view more
Applications
  • PVC>PVC, flexible
  • PUR
  • Appliances>Refrigerators
  • Automotive/ Transportation
  • ...
Zinc Omadine® Powder by Lonza is Zinc 2 -pyridinethiol-1 -oxide. Acts as a highly active, broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent. Use in carpet fibers, caulks, sealants, grouts, and other construction... view more
Applications
  • PE
  • PP
  • PUR
  • PVC>PVC, flexible
  • ...
Antibacterial masterbatch. Offers the advantage of wide spectrum of activity against a range of bacteria while providing improved efficiency over previous generation grades... view more
Applications
  • PE
  • Extrusion>Blow molding
  • Injection molding - thermoplastics
Antibacterial masterbatch. Offers the advantage of wide spectrum of activity against a range of bacteria while providing improved efficiency over previous generation grades... view more
Applications
  • PP
  • Extrusion
  • Injection molding - thermoplastics
Addibatch® MBD 40177 by Addiplast is a 30% silver ions in LDPE carrier resin. It is an anti-bacterial agent. Addibatch® MBD 40177 is suitable for processing by extrusion film or injection. Its... view more
Applications
  • Extrusion
  • Injection molding - thermoplastics
  • Polymer protection>Microorganism protections
Addibatch® MBD 40178 by Addiplast is a 40% silver ions in LDPE carrier resin. It is an anti-bacterial agent. Addibatch® MBD 40178 is suitable for processing by extrusion film or injection. Its... view more
Applications
  • Extrusion
  • Injection molding - thermoplastics
  • Polymer protection>Microorganism protections
Americhem
nSHIELD™ are dispersions of silver based antimicrobial in a nylon 6 carrier resin. They are antimicrobial masterbatches which are non-toxic by ingestion, thermally stable, and non-migratory. They... view more
Applications
  • PA, Nylon
  • Fibers/ Textiles/ Carpets
  • Mechanical/ physical performance>Thermal resistance
  • Polymer protection>Microorganism protections
  • ...
Avanzare Innovacion Tecnologica
avanZnO bac by Avanzare Innovacion Tecnologica is a powerful anti-microbial agent. It is based on ZnO functionalized particles together with zinc pyrithione and piridine-2-thiol 1- oxide, sodium... view more
Applications
  • Other Thermoplastic
  • Other Thermoset
  • PVC
  • Polymer protection>Microorganism protections
Avanzare Innovacion Tecnologica
avanZnO bac-(PE) MB by Avanzare Innovacion Tecnologica is a powerful anti-microbial masterbatch. It is based on ZnO functionalized particles together with zinc pyrithione and piridine-2-thiol 1... view more
Applications
  • Extrusion
  • Injection molding - thermoplastics
  • Polymer protection>Microorganism protections
Avanzare Innovacion Tecnologica
avanZnO bac-(PE) MB by Avanzare Innovacion Tecnologica is a powerful anti-microbial masterbatch. It is based on ZnO functionalized particles together with zinc pyrithione and piridine-2-thiol 1... view more
Applications
  • Extrusion
  • Injection molding - thermoplastics
  • Polymer protection>Microorganism protections
Elemental silver. Used for thermoplastic polymers like fibres, hygienic applications (bath & kitchen utensils, air conditioning systems, hospital furniture, mattresses, and textiles, food processing... view more
Applications
  • PA, Nylon
  • PS (Polystyrene)
  • PUR
  • PVC>PVC, rigid
  • ...
End Product: fabrics; bristles; hospital supplies; PE films... view more
Applications
  • Other Thermoplastic>Other Polyester
  • PP
  • ABS
  • PE>HDPE
  • ...
Composition containing Silver Zinc Glass. Used for PET fiber applications, key areas of applications are apparel, towel, filter, fabrics, brushes, mops, spongs, commercial and industrial wipes and... view more
Applications
  • Other Thermoplastic>Other Polyester
  • Fibers/ Textiles/ Carpets>Fabrics
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