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® CMK NA PRESERVATIVE (USA)

  • Technical grade p-chloro-m-cresol, solid alkaline formulation.
  • For the preservation of thickener adhesives (including protein-based formulations), concrete additives, metalworking fluids, textile print thickeners, leather etc.
  • For the formulation of disinfectants for use in hospitals, doctor’s offices, industry, institutions and sheds.
  • The product has a broad and very balanced spectrum of activity covering Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, mould and yeast. Particularly effective against putrefactive bacteria and therefore suitable for use in products which are difficult to preserve (e.g. protein-based formulations).
  • Inter alia registered in Europe and USA.