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


  • Liquid alkaline preparation based on min. 38 % chlorocresol.
  • For the preservation of concrete additives, metalworking fluids, textile auxiliaries, thickener solutions, adhesives (including protein-based formulations) and glues, knifing fillers, aqueous coatings etc.
  • The product has a broad and 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).