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


  • Blend of 15% o-phenylphenol and 5% dazomet.
  • Inhibits and controls the growth of slime forming bacteria and fungi.
  • Preserves a wide range of water-based suspensions and aqueous dispersions including adhesives, glues & tackifiers, construction products, paper auxiliaries/additives, paints, coatings, inks & dyes, pigments & mineral slurries as well as polymer dispersions & emulsions.