CONSETT, UK – Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd., Consett, UK, a European manufacturer of TCMTB [2-(Thiocyanomethylthio) benzothiazole], has been developing a portfolio of biocide products under its Casacide brand for use in North America. The final product in this range, Casacide T100, was granted approval by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on July 13.

Casacide is a broad-spectrum -biocide that is easy to handle, without any hydrocarbon solvents, and produces stable emulsions on dilution with water, including both acidic and mildly akali solutions. It offers high performance in industrial systems for water treatment, paper processing, leather tanning and paint manufacture.