DuPont Microbial Control Solutions for Crop Protection

DuPont offers a broad portfolio of biocides and preservatives that provide top-class microbial control and are compatible with crop protection solutions and agricultural pesticide formulations.


Explore our portfolio of preservatives from DuPont for agriculture and crop protection applications. The solutions listed below are designed to protect your agricultural formulations from microbial contamination and meet the regulatory requirements for use in crop protection applications:

BIOBAN™ BP-Plus and BIOBAN™ BP-30 – BronopolBIOBAN™ BP-Plus and BIOBAN™ BP-30 (BNPD):
2-Bromo-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol / Bronopol
EPA Registration #: 707-314
EPA-FIFRA Dosage Limits: 0.01% to 0.05% (100 to 500 ppm) of the product as supplied, or 100 to 500 ppm of the active ingredient

KATHON™ CG-ICP and CG-ICP II – CMIT-MITKATHON™ CG/ ICP and CG/ICP II (CMIT/MIT):
5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one\ 2-Methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one
KATHON™ CG/ ICP EPA Registration #: 707-166
KATHON™ CG/ ICP II EPA Registration #: 707-196
EPA-FIFRA Dosage Limits: 0.04% to 0.15% (400 to 1500 ppm) of the product as supplied, or 6 to 22.5 ppm of the active ingredient

ROCIMA™ BT 2S (BIT) - 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-oneROCIMA™ BT 2S (BIT):
1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one
EPA Registration #: 464-675
EPA-FIFRA Dosage Limits: 0.05% to 0.25% (500 to 2500 ppm) of the product as supplied, or 95 to 475 ppm of the active ingredient

DOWICIDE™ A - Sodium o-PhenylphenolDOWICIDE™ A (NaOPP):
Sodium o-Phenylphenol
EPA Registration #: 464-685
EPA-FIFRA Dosage Limits: Maximum 0.1% in the final agricultural pesticide formulation

ROCIMA™ 586 - CMIT/MIT + Bronopol ROCIMA™ 586 (CMIT/MIT + Bronopol):
EPA Registration #: 707-315
EPA-FIFRA Dosage Limits: 0.05% to 0.225% (500 to 2250 ppm) of the product as supplied, or 43 to 192 ppm of the active ingredient
The antimicrobial active ingredients in the following preservatives are considered inert ingredients when formulated in crop protection products and agricultural pesticide formulations. You can use the table below to identify the suitable preservative for your formulation or contact us for a recommendation:
  • Pre-harvest and Post-harvest use: 40 CFR 180.910
  • Pre-harvest only: 40 CFR 180.920



You can also use our selector guide which can help you identify the right product for your agricultural formulations.
Access DuPont Microbial Control selector guide

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