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



  • Min. 99.5 % o-phenylphenol (OPP).
  • For the preservation of glues and adhesives, thickeners, leather, paper, textiles, dyes, temporary sapstain control for fresh cut lumber, concrete additives/masonry, metalworking fluids, industrial lubricants, air filter oils, starches, clay slurries, slurries, printing inks, graphite, hard surface treatment products (polishes, waxes and ceramic glazes).
  • Broad-spectrum of activity covering bacteria, yeasts, fungi and enveloped viruses.
  • Only available in USA, in other countries use Preventol® O extra as equivalent.