News


  • 23 April 2018 : The European Commission validates the BPC opinions and publishes the corresponding Legal acts :

    - COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2018/619 of 20 April 2018 not approving PHMB (1415; 4.7) as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products of product-types 1, 5 and 6

    - COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2018/613 of 20 April 2018 approving PHMB (1415; 4.7) as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products of product-types 2 and 4

Additional information

Products / Applications

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ImagePHMB P20 D : Standard grade for General disinfection purposes
ImagePHMB P20 PC : Cosmetic grade for Personal Care applications
ImagePHMB P20 SP : Private Pool and Spa water sanitation
ImageREVACIL : Public Pool and Spa water sanitation
Special grade : on request

 

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USES / Fields of applications of PHMB

PHMB has a broad bacteriologic efficacy spectra, so its uses are numerous :

1 - Water treatment
- in swimming pools as an alternative to chlorine (EPA reg. NR 69461-1 - 06.06.98)
- for industrial water (cooling tower, ...)

2 - Surface disinfecting
- hospitals
- algaecide for concrete surfaces
- all purpose surfaces disinfectant

3 - Food industry
- mink feed preservative
- beet sugar disinfectant
- precleanning of fresh vegetables
- cleaning solution for food contact equipment (France : JORF 30.11.75)

4 - Leather industry
- preservation of hides and skins 5
- Vet applications
- teat dip mixtures, teat dip cloth, animal blood preservation
- veterinary operations
- preservative used for vet products

6 - Cosmetics
- cited in the European Cosmetic directory
(see Directive 76/768/EEC modified by 86/199/EEC, annexe VI : preservatives)
- contact lens cleaner

7 - Pharmaceuticals
- wound operations disinfectant
- active used in nose drop / eyes diseases treatment products

8 - Other applications
- preservative used in the paper industry
- disinfectant used in the secondary oil recovery
- .../...

Those applications are collected from several sources and Laboratoire PAREVA is not liable to account for their real validity or efficacy, which must be adapted in each application.

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