Swiss-based SANITIZED AG receives EPA registration for Butylbenzisothiazolinone (BBIT) offering local stock availability to support the domestic market. BBIT is a best-in-class antimicrobial, that provides effective protection against microbial attack, being a solution to degradation, loss of physical properties, and unpleasant odors.
BBIT is a powerful, safe, and versatile antimicrobial that has been designed to control the growth of microorganisms in a wide range of applications. It is highly effective and extensively commercialized in various formulations, including plastic compositions such as PVC, polyurethanes, silicone, polyesters, polyolefin, acrylics, rubber, etc.
“We are thrilled to be able to supply BBIT to the US market,” said Eduardo Costa, Head of Business Unit Polymers Additives of SANITIZED AG. “Over the last years we have invested and developed infrastructure to ensure continuity supply to the growing demand in the US. Furthermore, BBIT offers a safe choice for controlling the growth of microorganisms. The EPA registration is proof of the safety and effectiveness of our product, and we are confident that it will meet the needs of customers across the country.”