Poly Hexamethylene Biguanide (PHMB)


Poly hexamethylene biguanide (PHMB) concentrate is sold as a white to pale yellow solid or as an aqueous solution. PHMB polyhexamethylene biguanide products are mostly used as a preservative or disinfectant.

Polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride is an effective public health biocide registered for numerous applications by the U.S. EPA under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, and supported under the Biocidal Products Directive in Europe.

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polyhexamethylene biguanide


Active Content: 20% liquid or 99% solid.


Polyhexamethylene biguanide (PHMB) is used as a sanitizer or preservative to kill bacteria and viruses and to control algae in a wide range of applications globally.

As a sanitizer, polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride is used to preserve wet wipes; to control odor in textiles; to prevent microbial contamination in wound irrigation and sterile dressings; to disinfect medical/dental utensil and trays, farm equipment, animal drinking water, and hard surfaces for food handling institutions and hospitals; and to deodorize vacuums and toilets.

Polyhexamethylene biguanide is used in antimicrobial hand washes and rubs and air filter treatments as an alternative to ozone.
Polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride is also used as an active ingredient for recreational water treatment, as a chlorine-free polymeric sanitizer, which is effective against a wide variety of microorganisms.

As a preservative, PHMB poly hexamethylene biguanide is used in cosmetics, personal care products, fabric softeners, contact lens solutions, hand washes, and more.


25kg net in a plastic drum.


PHMB, polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride; Guanidine; Poly(hexamethylene diguanide) hydrochloride.


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