grotan® OX

Preservative for control of microbial growth in oil and gas production

  • Broad, balanced spectrum of highly biocidal effect (incl. sulfate-reducing bacteria)
  • Good immediate effect as well as lasting activity
  • Prevention of microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC)
  • Low toxicological profile
  • Completely biodegradable according to OECD 306 and non bio accumulating
  • CEFAS „Gold Banner“ classification according to Dutch and British Offshore Chemical Notification Scheme (OCNS)
  • “Yellow” classification according to the Norwegian Harmonized Offshore Chemical Notification Format (HOCNF)
  • Outstanding anticorrosion properties
  • Very effective hydrogen sulfide scavenger
  • Completely soluble in water as well as soluble in oil
  • Highly accepted preservative for diesel fuel
  • High efficacy and stability at high temperature and high pH
  • Very good storage stability even at low and high temperatures 

Active substance

EINECS name CAS-No. EC-No.
3,3'-Methylenebis[5-methyloxazolidine] 66204-44-2 266-235-8

Fields of application

  • Preservation of drilling fluids
  • Preservation of completion and hydrotest fluids
  • Preservation of work over and packer fluid
  • Preservation of injection and produced water
  • Preservation of biopolymers in EOR
  • Preservation of gas storage facilities
  • Preservation of diesel fuel
  • Prevention of Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) of pipe lines
Use biocides safely. Always read the label and product information before use.

Product information

Chemical structure MBOzoom
Chemical structure MBO
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