KATHON™ CG/ICP

KATHON™ CG/ICP is a highly effective EPA approved biocide and preservative for use in household and industrial cleaning products. It is based on an aqueous mixture of methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (CMIT/MIT) and provides quick biocidal action at a low level of use.
Product Overview
KATHON™ CG/ICP is an EPA registered CMIT/MIT product designed for use as an in-can preservative in a broad range of household, institutional and industrial products. The 30 years experience of DuPont and previously Dow with isothiazolinone chemistries provide you with top quality preservatives and access to:

• Highly detailed regulatory data for safe use in your products
• Extensive toxicological database
• Environmental fate database that is continually updated
• Safe handling expertise that can help you in your manufacturing facilities
• Technical expertise with isothiazolinone chemistry and product preservation in general
Product Specifications
Appearance: clear liquid
Color: colorless to pale yellow
Odor: mild
Contains 23% inert ingredient (Magnesium salt)
Specific gravity at 20°C: 1.19
Density, lb/gal: 9.9
pH, as supplied:
1.5 - 3.0
CAS# 26172-55-4/ 2682-20-4

Primary Chemistry: Methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (CMIT/MIT)
Features & Benefits
Broad-spectrum of activity
Protection against bacteria and fungi
Wide range of pH stability up to 8.5
Effective at a low level of use 0.05 - 0.15%
No color or odor imparted into end products
Excellent compatibility with surfactants
Safe at recommended use levels
Rapidly biodegradable
Active Ingredient in this product is listed by EPA in the Safer Chemical Ingredients List (SCIL)
Problems Solved
Bacterial and fungal contamination issues in cleaning solutions and agricultural products
Copper content in some Chloromethyl-methylisothiazolone (CMIT/MIT) preservatives
Coloring, odors, and pH shifts associated with the use of biocides and preservatives
High level of use and supply chain constraints with CMIT biocides
Applications
Cleaners and polishes, such as all-purpose cleaners, cleaning and industrial use wipes, floor and furniture polishes/waxes, automotive washes, polishes and waxes
Laundry products, such as liquid laundry detergents, fabric softeners and pre-spotters
Liquid detergents, such as dish wash detergents and general liquid cleaning solution
Other applications, such as moist towelettes, air fresheners, moist sponges, gel air fresheners
Raw materials and surfactants preservation