What is it?
Benzisothiazolinone is a chemical preservative used in a wide variety of industries and households.

How can I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading the product labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.

Uses:
  • Adhesives
  • Antiseptic agents
  • Bactericides
  • Care care products
  • Cooling fluids
  • Cosmetics
  • Cutting oil
  • Dyes
  • Fabric softener
  • Fungicides
  • Fur
  • Gloves
  • Household goods
  • Inks
  • Laundry detergents
  • Leather
  • Paints
  • Paper
  • Photographic processing solutions
  • Stain removers
  • Textile industry
  • Varnishes
  • Water systems

Other names for benzisothiazolinone:
  • Tinuvim 928
  • BIT
  • Proxel PL
  • Proxan
  • 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one
  • 1,2-Benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one
  • Benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one
  • Benzisothiazolin-2-one
  • Benzisothiazolin-3-one
  • Benzisothiazolin

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