5-Bromo-5-nitro-1,3-dioxane is used as a stabilizer and preserving agent for biological molecules and solutions such as antibodies and antisera. Bronidox is used in a variety of rinse-off cosmetic. It can be used alone or in combination with methylisothiazolone.
Ya. Legin, G. 2-Bromo-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol(Bronopol) and its derivatives: Synthesis, properties, and application (a review). Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal. 1996, 30, (4), 273-284.
Ghannoum, M.; Thomson, M.; Bowman, W.; Al-Khalil, S. Mode of action of the antimicrobial compound 5-Bromo-5-nitro-1,3-dioxane (Bronidox). Folia Microbiologica. 1986, 31, (1), 19-31.
Mentions de danger (UE): H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Mentions de prudence: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.