Baerlocher introduces stabilizers for DCOIT containing PVC coatings

09/06/2014

Baerlocher, a producer of additives for the plastics industry, has launched new liquid mixed metal stabilizers for PVC coatings protecting against microbiological degradation. The new stabilizers named Baerostab UBZ 635 XLP RF and Baerostab UBZ 782 XLP RF trigger a chemical challenge associated with DCOIT and thus enables the industry to manufacture PVC products that comply with the latest EU regulations on biocides.

Biocides are widely used for products as sunshades, truck tarpaulins and textile architecture to avoid product degradation by biological effects caused by fungus, mold, and microorganisms. In textile coating, biocides are essential to prevent mold.

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