Benzisothiazolone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Benzisothiazolone Properties


Benzisothiazolone-Molecule Struture
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Benzisothiazolone is a widely used biocide and belongs to the group of isothiazolinones. It has a microbicide and a fungicide mode of action. It is used as a preservative in emulsion paints, varnishes, adhesives, washing agents, fuels and in the papermaking process. In paints, it is commonly used as a mixture with methylisothiazolinone.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White powder
Brand Name Proxel
CAS Number 2634-33-5
ChEBI 167099
Density 1.36 g/cm3
EINECS Number 220-120-9
IUPAC Name 1,2-Benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one
InChI 1S/C7H5NOS/c9-7-5-3-1-2-4-6(5)10-8-7/h1-4H,(H,8,9)
Melting Point 154-158 °C
Molar Mass 151.18 g/mol
Molecular Formula C7H5NOS
NFPA 704 H-3,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number DE4620000
Solubility 1 g/l
Synonyms Benzisothiazolinone;Benzisothiazolin-3-one;Benzisothiazolone;BIT;1,2-Benzisothiazolone;1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X