Human Exposure Assessment for a Reregistration Submission for 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one (BIT).
1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one (BIT) is an industrial preservative that is recommended to control the growth of microorganisms in the preserved product. BIT is recommended for use as an industrial preservative for the protection of water-based adhesives, caulks, sealants, grouts, spackling, ready-mixed cements, ready-mixed wallboard compounds, aqueous compositions such as emulsion paints, aqueous slurries, home cleaning and car care products, inks, photographic processing solutions, paints and stains, titanium dioxide slurries, oil in water emulsions, latices, gas/oil drilling fluids, metalworking fluids, casein/rosin dispersions, textile spin-finish solutions, laundry detergent, pesticide fomulations, tape joint compound, leather processing solutions, and for preservation of fresh animal hides and skins.
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