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GQ 5-2 Solution

GQ 5-2 is a broad-spectrum, biocide mixture featuring ~ 5% (w/w) Glutaraldehyde(Glut) and 2% (w/w) Quaternary ammonium (Quat) used to control microbial contamination.


GQ 5-2
AppearanceColorless to pale yellow liquid
Specific Gravity1.007
Density8.404 lb/Gal
Freeze Point-5°C (23°F)
SolubilityWater Soluble
Ionic ChargeCationic
pH4-5 (1% solution)

GQ 5-2 Solution Applications

Microbial Control

Water-based industrial processes and oil and gas fluids encounter issues with microbial contamination and require biocide treatment.

GQ 5-2 is tailored for continuous addition in large volume treatments, with a wide range of industrial applications.

GQ 5-2 Solution Features and Benefits

  • Biocide mixture featuring two distinct chemistries
  • Broad spectrum, non-selective antimicrobial chemistry

GQ 5-2 Solution Recommended Use

  • Metered addition for treating high water volumes.
  • GQ 5-2 is a registered biocide, please refer to product label for approved directions for use.


  • GQ 5-2 is available in pails, totes and bulk in the United States.

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