Bronopol is an antimicrobial organic compound. It is used as a preservative for various products like shampoos, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. This compound is produced by the process of bromination and supplied as crystals or crystalline powder. It is an effective preservative agent as well as is also used in a wide variety of industrial applications. This organic compound improves the patient’s condition by acting against the strain of bacteria. Some minor side effects like skin irritation, redness, etc. are possible but do not occur always.
|Synonyms||2-Bromo-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol;2-Bromo-2-nitropropan-1,3-diol;2-Bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol;2-Nitro-2-bromo-1,3-propanediol;Bioban;Bronidiol;Bronocot;Bronopol;Bronotak;Canguard 409;Myacide AS;Myacide AS Plus;Myacide PharmaBP;N 25 (antimicrobial);NSC 141021;Nalco 92RU093;Preventol P 100;Protectol BN 98;Protectol BN 99;Ultra-Fresh SAB;|
|Melting Point||130- 133°C|
|Boiling Point||358 °C at 760 mmHg|
|Flash Point||170.3 °C|
|Solubility||25 g/100 mL (22 °C) in water|
|Appearance||Off-white crystalline powder|