Isothiazolinones are broad-spectrum, non-oxidizing biocides that can be used in a wide range of industrial applications. The product formulation helps to inhibit the growth of microbes and has inhibition and biocidal effects on most of the common bacteria, fungi and algae.

Lonza Water Treatment is able to provide a wide range of Isothiazolinones, including Chloromethylisothiazolinones and Methylisothiazolinones (CMIT/MIT) solutions.

Isocil 1.5

The Isocil™ 1.5 product is a blend of Isothiazolinones and is composed of 5-chloro-2-methyl-4-thiazoline-3-ketone (CMIT) and 2-methyl-4-thiazoline-3-ketone (MIT).

The bactericidal effect of Isothiazolinones is carried out through breaking the bond between the bacteria and algae protein. The product can be used in many industrial applications to inhibit microbes’ growth, and it has inhibition and biocidal effects on ordinary bacteria, fungi and algae.

  • Application: Industrial
  • To be applied manually or via dosing pumps
  • Broad spectrum
  • Favorable degradation
  • Favorable compatibleness and stabilization with a large range of corrosion and scale inhibitors
  • Non-foaming
  • Cost effective and easy formulation
  • Product packaging size: drums and IBC’s
  • Sold in units  

This biocidal product can be used in industrial circulating cooling water systems.

Other use areas include:

  • Oil field water
  • Papermaking
  • Paints
  • Leather treatment
  • Cutting oils
  • Pesticide market
  • Detergent & cosmetics industries