CustoCide® PCMX, also known as Chloroxylenol is an antimicrobial chemical compound used to control bacteria, algae, and fungi in adhesives, emulsions, paints, wash tanks, shampoo, bar soap, glue, fiber, paper-making and leather processing. As a bactericide, CustoCide® PCMX has such characteristics as efficient, broad spectrum and safe. It’s chemically stable and compatible with all kinds of other chemical compounds. CustoCide® PCMX has a widespread function in killing and restricting gram-negative bacterium, gram-positive bacteria, fungus, yeast and virus.
CustoCide® PCMX has low-toxicity on contact with the skin, so it is widely used in personal care products, among which are sanitizers, soaps, shampoos, and cleansers.
It is widely used as an anti-microbial, but also is good for diminishing inflammations and relieving itching of the skin.
It has a smell of weak phenol, just like the smell of hospitals. Because of this inherit character; many consumers have a preference for it as a smell of clean.
Typical use levels are 0.2-0.3% in formulation. We offer two version CustoCide® PCMX powder and CustoCide® PCMX 25% a ready to use liquid