Nanjing Chemical Material Corp.

Main Applications of Bronopol Main Applications of Bronopol

At ordinary temperature, bronopol is a kind of white to light yellow and yellowish brown crystalline powder. It is odorless, tasteless, soluble in water, ethanol and propylene glycol but difficult to dissolve in chloroform, acetone, benzene, etc. Bronopol can decompose slowly in alkaline solution and is corrosive to some metals like aluminum. Bronopol is toxic and has irritation effect to eyes, skin and mucous membranes, which can cause congenital abnormalities. It is harmful to the environment if used in large quantities. Bronopol is mainly used as a preservative for cosmetics and a bactericide to effectively prevent and control many kinds of plant pathogenic bacteria. The main applications are as follows:


Bronopol is mainly used as a preservative and fungicide added in the processing of cosmetics such as shampoo, balm and cream, and its concentration in cosmetics is 0.01%-0.02%. It can also be used as a kind of detergent and fabric treating agent. As a bactericide, it can effectively prevent and control a variety of plant pathogenic bacteria. For example, the treatment of cotton seed with bronopol can prevent and control the cotton angular leaf spot and bacterial cotton wilt disease caused by Xanthomonas malvacearum without any phytotoxicity to cotton, and it can also be used for rice bakanae disease with a recommended concentration of 800-1000mg/L. In addition, bronopol is applied to industrial circulating water, paper pulp, paint, plastics, cosmetics, wood and cooling water circulation system, as well as the sterilization, mildew proof, anticorrosion and algae removal in industry.


Nanjing Chemical Material Corp. produces high quality bronopol products, and they can be used as sanitisers, fungicides and preservatives to enhance your competitiveness. The quality of our products is worthy of your trust. Welcome to choose and buy!

Related News
  • Production and Function of Monoammonium Glycyrrhizinate

    Production and Function of Monoammonium Glycyrrhizinate

    April 21, 2020Monoammonium glycyrrhizinate in China is a chemical substance. This product is mainly used for the treatment of chronic persistent hepatitis, chronic active hepatitis, liver poisoning, and early liver...view
  • Application and Classification of Polyether Polyol

    Application and Classification of Polyether Polyol

    August 25, 2020Polyether polyol is mostly used to manufacture soft, hard and semi-rigid polyurethane foams. Polyether polyol is not only easy to obtain raw materials with low cost, but also hold good properties of ...view
  • Glycolic Acid for Skin Care

    Glycolic Acid for Skin Care

    March 22, 2022Glycolic acid cosmetics can effectively penetrate the skin, stimulate collagen synthesis and cellular activity. Due to this powerful skin layer penetration, glycolic acid enhances the efficacy of othe...view
  • The Latest Applications of 1,3-Propane Sultone

    The Latest Applications of 1,3-Propane Sultone

    September 24, 20201,3-propane sultone is a colorless liquid or white crystal. Its latest applications are as follows:1. Sulfonating AgentIt is widely used in pharmaceutical and chemical industry, photosensitive materia...view
  • Preparation of Ethyl Iodide

    Preparation of Ethyl Iodide

    April 29, 2019Ethyl iodide is usually reacted with ethanol, iodine and red phosphorus, but the reaction is slow, and it needs to be heated in a reflux device for several hours.view
  • Benzalkonium Chloride

    Benzalkonium Chloride

    September 23, 2021N-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidone has various applications, the following are the three main application directions.N-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidone can be used in plastics. The monomer can be added to the formulation of UV...view
  • TEL:+86-25-52337978
  • EMAIL:
  • ADDRESS:12/F, Block B, Technology and Innovation Building, Nanjing University of Technology, No.5 New Model Road, Nanjing 210009, China