Biocides

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Lanxess Acquires Brazilian Biocide Maker

Lube Report Americas - December 11, 2019

Lanxess acquired Itibanyl Produtos Especiais Ltda., a leading Brazilian manufacturer of biocides, including some used in ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON METALWORKING FLUIDS

LNG Magazine - November 20, 2019

New techniques, technologies and trends suggest the metalworking fluids market is entering a period of change. One compa ...

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Korean Biocides Acts Impact on Lubes Unclear

Lube Report Asia - January 11, 2019

South Korea's new Act on Safety Control of Consumer Chemical Products and Biocides regulation took effect Jan. 1. Indust ...

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Biocide Choices Disappearing

LNG Magazine EMEA - May 18, 2017

Biocides are under great scrutiny by European Union regulators for their harmful impact on humans and environment. Besid ...

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Canadian Biocide Labeling Change Debated

Lube Report - May 17, 2017

A Canadian proposal to lower application rates for a formaldehyde-free biocide based on a mixture known as CMIT/MIT has ...

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Controlling MWF Bacteria without Boric Acid

LNG Magazine EMEA - May 23, 2016

Concerns about health, safety and the environment are forcing metalworking fluid formulators to find alternative biocide ...

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Does Formaldehyde Have a Future?

LNG Magazine - February 24, 2016

Metalworking fluid formulators must find ways to keep microbes out as regulations creep in limiting the use of tried and ...

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Bad News for Biocides?

LNG Magazine - May 22, 2014

As EPA and the National Research Council exchange shots over formaldehydes effects on human health, metalworking fluids ...

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Industrial Microbial Control

LNG Magazine - May 21, 2014

From prevention to remediation, here are the basic tools and knowledge you need to get the upper hand on microorganisms ...

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Biocides: Choose and Use Wisely

LNG Magazine - May 16, 2014

From metalworking fluid design to tankside treatment to final disposal, theres a lot to ponder when embarking on a bioci ...

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Biocides Under a Microscope. U.S.

LNG Magazine - May 12, 2014

Canadian and European regulators are all taking whacks at biocide use - and metalworking fluids are feeling the heat.

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Facing Down Microbes

LNG Magazine - May 7, 2014

How well do phenolic compounds hold up against microbes such as bacteria, fungi and viruses in metalworking fluids? For ...

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Lonza to Close Ireland Biocide Plant

Lube Report - May 1, 2013

Lonza will shut down its biocide plant in Swords, Ireland, in June as part of a corporate cost-cutting effort, the compa ...

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Lonza Buys Biocides-maker Arch

Lube Report - July 13, 2011

Lonza will acquire 100 percent of Arch Chemicals shares for $47.20 per share in a transaction valued at $1.4 billion. ...

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Bayer Beefs Up Biocides

Lube Report - September 30, 2009

Bayer Chemicals has expanded its portfolio of biocides by acquiring the Tektamer product line from Ondeo Nalco Co., part ...

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DaimlerChrysler Bans Biocide

Lube Report - April 9, 2008

Triazine and other formaldehyde-releasing biocides have been banned from the formulas of metalworking fluids at DaimlerC ...

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Dow Boosts Biocide Capacity

Lube Report - March 19, 2008

Dow Biocides on Monday announced it would increase its U.S. production capacity for glutaraldehyde by 60 percent as of J ...