ZOROGUARD-ZP | Zinc Pyrithione based Anti-fungal Agent

Product Information

Zoroguard-ZP is zinc pyrithione based leaching antimicrobial agent. Zinc pyrithione is classical antifungal agent. Zoroguard-ZP exhibits antibacterial activity as well. Zoroguard-ZP is effective against broad spectrum of microbes, patghogens and viruses. It is suitable for all types of substrates viz cotton, polyester, polyamide, wool and their blends and nonwoven substrates also. Zoroguard-ZP passes AATCC-30, AATCC-147 and AATCC-100 test methods. It can be applied by padding, exhaust, soaking and spray method. It is suitable for application in medical textiles like surgical gowns, masks etc.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits
Broad spectrum

Works on all types of microbes such as Aspergillus Niger, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) etc.,

Universal Suitable for cotton, polyester, polyamide, wool and their blends
Prevents growth of mould and mildew
Inhibits odour generation
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Off white liquid
Ionic nature Nonionic
pH of 1% solution 8 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Compatible with cationic, anionic and nonionic products
Stable to dilute alkalies and dilute acids (pH>5.5)

Padding process:

  • Zoroguard-ZP : 10-60 g/l
  • Pick-up : 65-70 %
  • Bath pH : 6.5
  • Drying : 160 deg.C, 2 mins.

Exhaust process:

  • Zoroguard-ZP : 1-6%
  • Batch pH : 6.5
  • Bath Temp. : 30-40 deg.C
  • Time : 15-20 mins


Zoroguard-ZP is a disperssion so whenever you are using the material please shake well before use.

Zoroguard-ZP can be used in combination with oil and water repellent, but please ensure that pH is more than 5.5 and less that 6.5 for best results and stability. Also the bath prepare should be used immediately.  

* For application in medical textiles the dosage of the above chemical has to be optimized depending on the GSM of the fabric and (%) Expression
* Concentration of the above product to be taken on the basis of durability requirement.
* Pre-trials are recommended.



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