Leather

LANXESS offers the right solutions for the special needs of the leather industry, with preservatives under the brand name Preventol®. These include the protection of hides, especially in the wet-blue stage. The preservatives in the leather area are marketed by our Leather Business Unit. For more information, click here.

Biocidal active ingredients to formulate a preservative for the wet-blue leather industry and for the protection of materials and difficult-to-preserve help and finishing products for leather production are offered by LANXESS Material Protection Products.

Our products for leather

PREVENTOL® O EXTRA

  

  • Min. 99.5 % o-phenylphenol (OPP).
  • Broad-spectrum of activity covering bacteria, yeasts, fungi and enveloped viruses.
  • Active ingredient for disinfectants for use in hospitals, doctor’s offices, industry, institutions, stables and sheds. For the formulation of all-purpose disinfectants and disinfectant liquid soaps.
  • For the preservation of aqueous products such as glues, adhesive dispersions, concrete additives, filler suspensions, pigment slurries and textile print thickeners.
  • For post-harvest preservation of entire citrus fruits.
  • Preservative for the leather industry.
  • For the manufacture of halogen-free flame retardants for epoxy resins and as functional monomers for optical applications.
  • Inter alia registered in Europe, Japan and USA.