CAS No.: 2682-20-4
Molecular Formula: C4H5NOS Molecular Weight: 115.15
MIT, sometimes erroneously called Methylisothiazoline, is a powerful biocide and preservative within the group of Isothiazolinones, MIT was widely used in cosmetic, shampoos and body care products.
Appearance: Clear colorless to light yellow liquid
Purity: 50%; 20%, 10% or any needed
MIT is an antimicrobial used to control slime-forming bacteria, fungi and algae in cooling water systems, fuel storage tanks, pulp and paper mill water systems, oil extraction systems and other industrial settings. MIT is frequently used in personal care products such as shampoos and other hair care products, as well as certain paint formulations. And there, MIT is often used in combination with either Chloromethylisothiazolinone (known as Kathon CG when paired with Methylisothiazolinone) or Benzisothiazolinone (an added antiseptic). MIT is also used to control the growth of mold, mildew, and sapstain on wood products.
Package and Storage:
MIT is packed in IBC Tank or 200L Plastic Drum. Keep MIT in cool place avoid direct exposure to the sun light.