Further to communication from the manufacturers of Kathon FP 1.5 (DuPont), as of March 2020, we are no longer able to sell Kathon FP 1.5 for aviation fuel applications. This fast-acting Biocide can however be used in a number of other fuels, and is widely used by companies ranging from Rail Operators to Superyachts.
Kathon® FP 1.5 Biocide is a widely used, globally renowned biocidal additive, with a host of engine manufacturer approvals. It is also listed in the Aircraft Maintenance Manuals (AMMs) of Boeing, Airbus and other major aircraft OEMs.
Kathon® FP 1.5 is a solution of 5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one and 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3 (more commonly known as CMIT-MIT). The Biocide is best described as a broad spectrum preservative and disinfectant for the treatment of diesel fuels, kerosenes, heating oils and aviation fuels (with the active components being isothiazolone compounds).
Kathon® FP 1.5 Biocide has been validated by a number of studies relating to biocidal efficacy, and is widely recognised as a fast-acting, reliable biocidal additive.
As a Biocide used by a number of large Commercial Airlines, Rail Operators and more, this Biocide is ideal for a wide range of applications.
Kathon® FP 1.5 is a Trademark of the Dow Chemical Company.
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