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Many of Ashland’s Biosperse™ microbiocides are used around the world to help minimize the risk of respiratory infections caused by Legionella bacteria. In fact, Ashland is a global leader in this area.

Legionella infects as many as 15,000 people each year in the United States and can lead to a sometimes deadly form of pneumonia called Legionnaires’ disease. It can be caused by inhaling airborne water droplets circulated by ventilation systems or sprays of water.

Our Biosperse XD3899 microbiocide control a broad spectrum of microbes – including bacteria, fungi and algae – in industrial water systems. It has been proven effective against Legionella bacteria in the laboratory and in commercial applications.

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