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Busan® 1498

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Busan® 1498 is a nonmetallic, 98%-active, 3-iodo-2-propynyl butyl carbamate (IPBC) off-white solid. It is a broad-spectrum fungicide for use in aqueous and solvent-based applications. Busan® 1498 inhibits the growth of mildew in solventbased paints and waterborne paints, stains, and latex emulsions. It can be used as an additive to nonmedical, nonfood use natural and synthetic adhesives, caulks, patching compounds, sealants, grouts, and latexes, such as SBR/latex flooring adhesives, and carpet back ings to prevent the growth of fungi, molds, and mildews in the material, both in the wet state and in the dry film of the finished product. Busan® 1498 may also be used to prevent surface mildew growth on plastic items, such as shower curtains, cable and wire insulation, sun umbrellas, polymer furniture, filter medias, polymer components of carpet, etc. Intended plastics include polymers, such as PVC, polyurethanes, elastomers and rubbers, neoprene, styrene compounds, polyolefins, etc.


Buckman Laboratories, Inc. produces sustainable chemicals through energy saving and water conservation, as well as being environmentally and economically responsible. Their R&D creates leading-edge technology that offers new process improvement, chemical formulations, economically viable, and industry-focused technology platforms. Buckman produces chemicals that can be used in high-performance products.

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