SARAGUARD-AP | Permethrin based moth and beetle proofing agent

Product Information

Saraguard-AP is a permethrin based moth and beetle proofing finishing agent developed for wool and their blends. Saraguard-AP particularly developed for the fabrics which are meant for outerwear, sportswear, military fabrics, tents etc. Saraguard-AP is suitable for application on all fabrics viz., cotton, polyamide and polyester fabrics. Saraguard-AP is highly effective against moths and carpet beetles. The finished fabric exhibits high fastness to washing and dry cleaning. Saraguard-AP treated garments have a knock-down effect on moths and other flying insects. It imparts long lasting and durable results on the fabric. The product does not affect dyeing either in the same bath or if the finish is applied subsequently. It does not cause any change of shade or impair fastness properties. The finish is odorless and has no negative effect on the handle.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Knock-down effect on moths and other flying insects
Protect against bites of an insect that transmits an infection
High fastness to washing and dry cleaning
Withstand multiple home launderings
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Pale yellow liquid
Ionic nature Nonionic
pH of 1% solution 6 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Compatible with anionic, cationic and nonionic products
Stable to dilute acids and dilute alkalies

Saraguard-AP is applicable to wool in all forms and on all equipment which are commonly used in the wool industry.

1. Exhaust process

  • Saraguard-AP : 0.12-0.25 %
  • Liquor ratio : 1:5 - 1:40
  • Bath pH : 2.0 - 6.5
  • Temperature : 60-90 deg.C
  • Time : 30-90 min.

2. Continuous process (for yarn scouring on hank washing units)

  • Saraguard-AP : 0.25 - 0.30 g/l
  • Temperature : 50-70 deg.C
  • Bath pH : 2.0 - 6.5 (acetic acid or formic acid)

Automatic dosing pumps should be used if possible to ensure that the product is applied uniformly.


Storage : Store in cool, ventilated shed away from heat and direct sunlight. Storage temperature should not exceed 35 deg C.Close lids firmly to avoid contact with air and moisture.

Shelf Life : 9 months from the date of manufacturing, if stored under controlled conditions.

The above information is given in good faith and is without warranty

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