Reliable source of BBIT in the United States

Burgdorf/CH, 12 April 2023: Swiss-based SANITIZED AG ensures the availability of Butylbenzisothiazolinone (BBIT) in the US and is offering local stock 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 reliable choice for controlling the growth of microorganisms. The product is safe and effective, and we are confident that it will meet the needs of customers across the country.”

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Sanitized® enhances textiles, polymer products as well as paints and coatings. The company develops its innovative technologies in Switzerland and markets them worldwide. The Sanitized® additives ensure odor-free textiles, the responsible protection of paints and treat polymers permanently with a hygiene function and material protection.

The all-embracing service for customers is unique: Standardized tests in the TecCenter, technical and regulatory advice, marketing support. Manufacturers and consumers have relied on the globally trusted Sanitized® brand for decades. It enables differentiation in the market and creates tangible added value for customers.

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