Disinfection Platform

A sustainable botanical technology: Proprietary formulations with strong antimicrobial and cleaning efficacy.

Active Ingredient

The THYMOX TECHNOLOGY comes from the heart of our formula: the active is Thymol. Thymol  is a component of thyme oil, basically the same as the plant extract. This plant has long been used by humans for, among other things, as food preservatives.


Thyme oil is listed on the 25B Minimal Risk Pesticide.

Thymol is a GRAS molecule (Generally Recognized As Safe) listed as a food additive in many countries

Thymol mode of action : induces instability in microorganisms’ membrane, causing cell content leakage and death.


Surfactants incorporated in our disinfectants are also of botanical origin, and are usually derived from vegetable oils. These ingredients play key roles in the formulations: they stabilize the solution while giving its cleaning properties. The cleaning aspect of a green disinfectant is crucial since it allows mechanical removing of microorganisms from surfaces, thus increasing its efficiency.

At Laboratoire M2, we are committed to sustainable development practices. That is why we chose to formulate our disinfectants with ingredients derived from botanical origin.

Thymox Products Share Advantageous Qualities

  • Kills 99.99% of microbes: Bacteria (2min); Molds/Yeast (3min); Mycobacteria (3min); Viruses (1min)
  • Sanitizes: 30 sec
  • Efficacy not affected by: Hard water (tested at 400 PPM) and organic soil load (tested at 5 and 20%)
NON TOXIC At use dilution: Toxicity Category IV i.e. the lowest toxicity rating awarded by EPA:

  • Not irritant (skin, eyes);
  • Not toxic (Oral, Dermal, Inhalation);
  • Not a sensitizer
NON CORROSIVE Tests demonstrate NO corrosion on surfaces: PVC, concrete, metals, plastics, rubber, wood
BIODEGRADABILITY Completely degrades in less than 14 days: meets biodegradable OECD 301E standard
ECO-LABEL UL-Ecologo 2794 available for certification under

Other Specs:

  • Stability: Shelf life 4 years
  • Freezing Point of the concentrated: -11 degrees Celsius
  • Concentrated formats: From tanker to 4L depending on the targeted market as well as the territory
  • Detergent action on biofilms:  Products based on TYHYMOX TECHNOLOGY raise the biofilm and allows the active ingredient Thymol to kill germs.

About Laboratoire M2

Laboratoire M2 is renowned for its innovation and expertise in disinfection and safety. As a state-of-the-art level 2 containment microbiology laboratory, it has developed a thymol-based disinfectant-cleaner formulation which is available for private labeling to distributors for industrial, disaster restoration, institutional, medical, dental and household use.
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