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2-Methyl-4-Isothiazolin-3-One (MIT)

Identification

 

Synonyms: 2-Methyl isothiazolone; MIT
Molecular Formula:C4H5NOS
Molecular Weight: 115.15
CAS Number: 2682-20-4
EINECS Number: 220-239-6
 

Properties

 

Appearance: clear to yellow liquid
Odor characteristic: pungent odor
Melting point: 50-51°C
Density: 1.16-1.18 g/ml 
Solubility in water:soluble in water
Stability: stable under ordinary conditions
 

Specification

Test Items
Standard
Appearance
Clear to yellow liquid
Active content
50.0% min
pH
2.5-6.5
Magnesium
4.2-5.5%
Water
50.0% max
Density
1.16-1.18 g/ml 

 

Storage and Packing

 

Storage:Store in a cool, dry and ventilated place. Keep tightly closed.
Packing: 250kgs net in PE drum
 

Applications

MIT is used as a broad spectrum preservative to inhibit the growth of bacteria. MIT has been approved by EPA FDA for industrial and cosmetic applications. Technical MIT or its formulated products are highly recommended for water containing systems with pH>8.

Safety Infromation

UN 2922 8/PG 3