Personal Care - Preservatives

Isothiazolinone & blends
Rinse off application only

Product Name Application
Microcare® CB / CBS
  • Optimised blends of chloromethyl/methylisothiazolinone (CIT/MIT) and benzyl alcohol for low in-use concentrations
Microcare® IT / ITO
  • A broad spectrum high purity liquid formulation based on chloromethyl/methylisothiazolinone 
Microcare® ITL
  • A broad spectrum, high purity, nitrate free liquid formulation based on chloromethyl/methylisothiazolinone

Methylisothiazolinone & blends

Product Name Application
Microcare® MT
  • Methylisothiazolinone in water providing broad spectrum bactericidal activity. Ideal for combination with fungicides
Microcare® MPE
  • Methylisothiazolinone in phenoxyethanol, providing broad spectrum activity
Microcare® MTB 
  • Aqueous dispersions of methylisothiazolinone and polyaminopropyl biguanide (PHMB)
Microcare® MTC
  • Water/glycol based dispersion of methylisothiazolinone and chlorphenesin
Microcare® MTD2
  • Water/glycol based dispersion of methyisothiazolinone and decylene glycol
Microcare® MTI & MTO
  • Synergistic dispersions of methylisothiazolinone and iodopropynyl butylcarbamate (IPBC) for enhanced fungicidal performance
Microcare® MTP 
  • Dispersion of methylisothiazolinone and two parabens
Microcare® SI
  • A synergistic blend of methylisothiazolinone and benzisothiazolinone with enhanced properties


Product Name Application
Microcare® CHD
  • A cationic aqueous solution of chlorhexidine digluconate
Microcare® HDI
  • Hexamidine diisethionate, a cationic hydrodispersible powder preservative
Microcare® MBG
  • A cationic broad spectrum aqueous formulation based on polyaminopropyl biguanide (PHMB)
Microcare® QT
  • An aqueous quaternary ammonium formulation of benzalkonium chloride (min 50%)

ECOCERT compliant

Product Name Application
Microcare® BNA
  • Benzyl alcohol
Microcare® DB
  • A blend of dehydroacetic acid and benzyl alcohol
Microcare® DHA
  • Dehydroacetic acid
Microcare® KS
  • Potassium sorbate
Microcare® NB
  • Sodium benzoate
Microcare® NS
  • Sodium salicylate
Microcare® SB
  • A liquid blend of two organic acids in water
Microcare® SBB
  • A liquid blend of benzyl alcohol and two organic acids
Microcare® SBS
  • A liquid blend of two sodium organic acids in water

Bronopol & blends

Product Name Application
Microcare® BR
  • Bronopol in water/glycol base
Microcare® BRP
  • Bronopol powder 
Microcare® BPI
  • Liquid blend of bronopol, iodopropynyl butylcarbamate (IPBC) and benzyl alcohol
Microcare® BPM
  • Liquid blend of bronopol, 2 parabens and phenoxyethanol

HCHO donors

Product Name Application
Microcare® DH / DH2
  • DMDM Hydantoin in water
Microcare® DMP
  • Liquid blend of diazolidinyl urea and 2 parabens
Microcare® IM
  • Imidazolidinyl urea
Microcare® IMP
  • Blend of imidazolidinyl urea and parabens

Parabens (powders)

Product Name Application
Microcare® MHB
  • Methyl paraben 
Microcare® EHB
  • Ethyl paraben 
Microcare® OHB
  • Propyl paraben 
Microcare® BHB
  • Butyl paraben 
Microcare® SMP
  • Sodium methyl paraben
Microcare® SPP
  • Sodium propyl paraben 

Parabens with phenoxyethanol

Product Name Application
Microcare® PM2
  • Combination of 2 parabens in phenoxyethanol
Microcare® PM3
  • Combination of 3 parabens in phenoxyethanol
Microcare® PM4
  • Combination of 4 parabens in phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol & blends

Product Name Application
Microcare® BDP
  • Liquid blend of phenoxyethanol and organic acids for gentle preservation
Microcare® PE
  • Phenoxyethanol
Microcare® PEHG
  • A liquid blend of ethylhexyl glycerine in phenoxyethanol
Microcare® PHC
  • A liquid blend of  chlorphenesin in phenoxyethanol
Microcare® PHCD
  • A liquid blend of decylene glycol and chlorphenesin in phenoxyethanol
Microcare® PHCH
  • A liquid blend of 1,2 Hexanediol and chlorphenesin in phenoxyethanol
Microcare® PHG
  • A liquid blend of caprylyl glycol in phenoxyethanol
Microcare® PHD / PHD2
  • Liquid blends of decylene glycol in phenoxyethanol
Microcare® PHDG / PHDG2
  • Liquid blends of both decylene and caprylyl glycol in phenoxyethanol
Microcare® PHI
  • A liquid blend of phenoxyethanol and iodopropynyl butylcarbamate (IPBC) for enhanced fungicidal activity
Microcare® PPD
  • A synergistic powder blend specifically for powder formulations


Product Name Application
Microcare® ZP
  • Zinc pyrithione (48%) in water as anti-dandruff agent
Microcare® CPB
  • Blend of benzyl alcohol and chlorphenesin
Microcare® CPH(P)
  • Chlorphenesin
Microcare® DCBZ
  • A synergistic blend of benzoic acid and boosters
Microcare® IP5 / IP20
  • Liquid versions of iodopropynyl butylcarbamate (IPBC)
Microcare® NBC
  • A liquid blend of sodium benzoate and chlorphenesin
Microcare® NBCG
  • A blend based on sodium benzoate with a broad spectrum of activity for the control of bacteria and moulds
Microcare® BDAB
  • A liquid blend of two acids in phenylpropanol and benzyl alcohol
Microcare® BDB
  • Blend of benzyl alcohol and two organic acids 

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Product information is for general guidance only - please contact your local Thor Group Company for Product Data Sheets and technical advice. A wide range of other products is available for specialised applications and to meet local conditions and regulations.