LANXESS provides preservatives for the protection of leather treatment and finishing products against microbial infestation. Manufacturers of such auxiliary products can choose from a broad range of in-can preservation products. A selection of preservatives is shown below.

Products for the leather industry



  • Approx. 20 % aqueous dispersion of 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one (BIT).
  • For the preservation of aqueous coatings, polymer dispersions, plasters, synthetic adhesives or cleaners and detergents.
  • Broad spectrum of activity covering bacteria, mould and yeasts.
  • Outstanding stability combined with low volatility.