JMAC S 10

Silver Biocide for antimicrobial preservation

Edition Date :
October 30, 2021
JMAC S 10 is a preservative active with antimicrobial properties that reduces the spread of bacteria over the long term. The attractiveness of JMAC’s antimicrobial protection is reinforced by its low toxicity, non-sensitizing performance and very low environmental impact. JMAC meets Ecolabel standards for use in paints and coatings. Paint and coatings manufacturers benefit from easy and economical formulation. The JMAC biocides are effective at very small ppm addition levels and offer low viscosity liquid dispersion. Safe handling is assured through the non-flammability, non-corrosive nature of JMAC. For In-can preservation, the excellent thermal and pH stability of JMAC biocides means they can be used in a wide range of industrial applications, such as polymer emulsions, paints, sealants and adhesives.

Benefits

  • Versatile additive for paints & coatings applications
  • Wide spectrum of activity – effective against bacteria, fungi and yeast
  • Safe handling and safe use
  • Controlled release over a long period of time
  • Effective at very low concentrations 
  • Use over an exceptionally wide pH range
  • Excellent temperature stability
  • Non skin sensitising
  • Does not contain formaldehyde and isothiazolinones
  • In compliance with ecoLabels
  • Various indirect food contact approvals (E.g. FDA, EFSA)
  • Supported by Clariant for Biocidal Products Regulation No 528/2012
Product Function
  • Industrial biocide
Chemical Type
  • Silver technology
Applications
  • Emulsion polymerization
  • Pigment preparation
  • Waterborne paints
  • Decorative paints
  • In-can preservation
  • General preservation

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Safety

Use biocides safely. Always read the label and product information before use.

Technical data

Active ingredients AgCl on TiO2
Silver chloride content approx. 2%
Physical form White solid powder
pH stability 4-12
Temperature stability Max. 300°C
Recommended use level 0.05 - 1.0%

Applications

In-Can preservative
Provides complete in-can protection of water based products at very low dose level.

Additive for hygenic paints
JMAC releases silver ions on demand, to inhibit bacterial growth on surfaces where high hygenic standards are required.

Additive to extend shelf life
Added value to your paint formulation to extend the shelf life of your product.

Co-Biocide
JMAC is the right choice as co-biocide when use of biocidal actives for a formulation is limited due to regulatory requirements or chemical stability reasons.

JMAC combinations
Clariant offers innovative, ready-to-use blends based on the JMAC technology providing exceptional protection.