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


  • Solid alkaline formulation of o-phenylphenol.
  • For the preservation of aqueous products such as metal working fluids, glues and adhesives, filler suspensions, pigment slurries, textile print thickeners.
  • As a preservative for the leather industry.
  • As an active ingredient for disinfectants for use in hospitals, docter’s offices, industry, institutions, stables and sheds. For the formulation of all-purpose disinfectants and disinfectant liquid soaps.
  • The product has a broad spectrum of activity covering bacteria, yeasts and mould.