KATHON™ CG/ICP II is a CMIT/MIT based preservative similar to KATHON™ CG/ICP, but it contains a lower level of magnesium salts for salt-sensitive formulations. It is an EPA approved preservative for use in household and industrial cleaning products.
Product Overview
KATHON™ CG/ICP is an EPA registered CMIT/MIT product designed for in-can preservation in a broad range of household, institutional and industrial products. The 30 years experience 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: pale blue to pale green
Odor: mild
Contains 2.95% inert ingredient (2.8% Magnesium salt and 0.15% Cupric Nitrite)
Specific gravity at 20°C: 1.02
Density, lb/gal: 8.4
pH, as supplied: 2.5 - 4.5
CAS# 26172-55-4/ 2682-20-4
Primary Chemistry: Methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (CMIT/MIT)
Features & Benefits
Broad-spectrum of activity
Low level of metal salt
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
Inadequate protection of cleaning solutions and agricultural products against bacteria and mold
A high content of metal salts in some chloromethyl-methylisothiazolone (CMIT/MIT) preservatives
pH changes and incompatibility issues associated with the use of biocides and preservatives
Supply challenges with isothiazolinone and other biocidal chemistries
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