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Van Eyk Preservation Products

Preserving products in containers requires rigorous testing before full scale production.

Van Eyk has the facilities and the technical ability to help you choose the right preservative system for your products. Below are some of our popular preservatives and applications:


Product name Active Applications
Operion™ BIT-20 (Standard)

Operion™ W-BIT10 (VOC Free)

Operion™ W-BIT20 (VOC Free)
1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one High pH in can preservative: Paints, adhesives, caulks, mastics
Operion™ MIT 2-Methyl-4-Isothiazolin-3-one Low toxicity preservative
Operion™ BNPD 2-Bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol Low ph (<7) in-can preservative
Operion™ CB20   Combination general purpose biocide
Operion™ WT-ICP   Combination clean up and long term preservative
Operion™ RES-Q 2,2-Dibromo-3-nitrilopropionamide Fast acting clean up biocide for contaminated products
Operion™ CMIT


14%Operion™ CMIT-LE
5-Chloro-2-Methyl-4-Isothiazolin-3-one

2-Methyl-4-Isothiazolin-3-one
General purpose in-can preservative up to pH 9
Operion™ Triclosan Triclosan General purpose preservative for cosmetic type applications
Operion™ OIT 45

Operion™ OIT-LE

Operion™ R-T4T

Operion™ OIT-ME
Octhilinone (2-n-octyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one) General purpose fungicide:

Dry film, in-can, and cotton based fabric.
Operion™ DC-OIT 25

Operion™ DC-OIT ME
4,5-Dichloro-2-n-octyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one High performance low water solubility fungicide:

Dry film, in-can, cotton based fabric, marine antifoulant paint.


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