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Bronopol (2-Bromo-2-Nitro-1,3-Propanediol)

Bronopol is an organic compound that is used as an antimicrobial and preservative.Bronopol was invented by The Boots Company PLC in the early 1960s and first applications were as a preservative for pharmaceuticals.Bronopol then became popular as a preservative in many consumer products such as shampoos and cosmetics.The use of bronopol in personal care products (cosmetics, toiletries) has declined since the late 1980s due to the potential formation of nitrosamines.Used as preservative for storing milk samples.

Product Details

Category Cosmetic Raw Materials
Veterinary Products
Price POA
CAS Number 52-51-7
Formula HOCH2C(Br)(NO2)CH2OH
Molecular Weight 199.99
Purity 98%
Appearance White crystals
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions Room temperature

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