Ebotan RA 40

Ebotan RA 40

retanning agent

Chemical composition

water-soluble acrylic polymer

Active matter

approx. 42 %


clear, viscous liquid

pH - value (1:10)

6.0 - 8.0




stable to acid and salts under usual tannery conditions


can be added undiluted or 1:3 with water of 30 °C - 40 °C.

Field of application

Retanning agent for all types of leather. It can also be applied in the rechroming.



  • excellent filling properties
  • tightening of loose belly and flank areas
  • good light fastness and heat resistance
  • compatible to all waterproof systems



      Ebotan RA 40 is readily water-soluble. It can be directly added to the process or pre-diluted in water.

      Percentage is based on shaved weight.

      Upper leather

      Ebotan RA 40

      up to 6.0 %

      Softy leather

      Ebotan RA 40

      up to 4.0 %


      Ebotan RA 40

      up to 2.0 - 3.0 %


      Ebotan RA 40 is a technical product 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 12 months in the original sealed packing.


      Stir before use.

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