Home Care & Personal Care Preservatives

CMIT/MIT-1.5CG                                           Email:sales@ozziechemical.com

A Safe, Effective, Globally Approved Preservative for Rinse-Off Products

Chemical Name: chloromethylisothiazolinone/methylisothiazolinone

CAS No:26172-55-4/2682-20-4


CMIT/MIT-1.5CG Biocide is an active ingredient preparation of chloromethylisothiazolinone/methylisothiazolinone to preserve body washes, conditioners, liquid soaps, shampoos and wipes.

Typical Properties

These properties are typical but do not constitute specifications


Clear, corlorless to pale yellow liquid

Active Ingredient

1.5% chloromethylisothiazolinone/methylisothiazolinone



Specific Gravity (g/ml) at 20°C


Special Features and Benefits

1.Lowest dose.

2.Broader spectrum of activity.

3.Worldwide registrations, including Japan.

4.Supplied as an aqueous solution readily incorporated into cosmetic formulations.

5.Good compatibility with surfactants and emulsifiers, irrespective of their ionic nature.

6.Effective over the entire pH range normally encountered in cosmetics.

7.No color or odor imparted to cosmetic products.

8.Low toxicity at recommended use levels.

9.Environmentally preferred,Rapidly biodegradable.

10.Non-persistent in the environment,Not bioaccumulating.

Applications/Directions for Use

The maximum recommended use level for CMIT/MIT-1.5CG  preservative is 0.1% by weight of product as supplied (15 parts per million active ingredient) in rinse-off products and 0.05% (7.5 parts per million active ingredient) in leave-on products. Because the components of personal care formulations vary considerably and may have an impact on the effect of preservatives, we urge each manufacturer to confirm the efficacy and stability of CMIT/MIT-1.5CG.


25Kg per drum, 200Kg per drum or 1000Kg per IBC drum.