Licrol LEC

lecithin fatliquor

Chemical composition

combination of lecithin and emulsifiers

Active matter

approx. 50 %


beige uniform paste

pH - value (1:10)

6.0 - 8.0




stable to acids and salts under usual tannery conditions, stable in chrome liquors


combinations with other fatliquors have to be stirred thoroughly before dilution, dilution method: 1 : 3 with water of 50 °C – 60 °C

Field of application

For all types of soft leathers. Fatliquoring agent for Nappa, gloving and upholstery leathers. It results in good light fastness and light weight leathers. If used in neutralization of shoe upper, it improves the tear strength.



  • good and deep penetration
  • excellent softness
  • fluffy character with a mellow and silky feel
  • fine and smooth grain



    Licrol LEC can be used alone or in combination with other anionic or non-ionic fatliquors.


    Licrol LEC
    Licrol DM 8
    Licrol SLG

    1.0 % - 2.0 %
    5.0 % - 6.0 %
    3.0 % - 4.0 %


    Licrol LEC
    Licrol PS 7

    Licrol DM 8

    2.0 % - 3.0 %
    2.0 % - 3.0 %

    2.0 % - 3.0 %

    Nappa Upper Leather

    Licrol LEC
    Licrol PS 9

    Licrol SB 114

    2.0 % - 3.0 %
    3.0 % - 5.0 %

    2.0 % - 3.0 %


    Licrol LEC is a technical emulsion and variations in colour and viscosity can happen. The properties for application are not touched by this.

    Storage temperature

    Storage at temperatures between 5 °C and 40 °C.

    Shelf life

    Up to 6 months in the original sealed packing.


    Stir before use.

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