Polyeon Re
(Synthetic resin retanning agent)

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Chemical Nature


Synthetic resin tanning agent based on acrylic polymers



Straw colored viscous liquid

Active matter



pH (1:10 solution)





Readily soluble in cold and warm water

Storage & Stability


It has a shelf life of 12 months if it is stored in its original packing at temperatures of less than 40°C. Containers should be tightly closed each time after taking the material for use. And their content should be used as soon as possible after the container is opened.

Characteristics:  POLYEON RE is light viscous syntan which can be easily diluted with hot water. It combines readily with all synthetic tanning agents and other anionic products. Below pH 3.8 this product may tend to precipitate. It will not be miscible with cationic products. Leathers retanned with POLYEON RE give smooth grain and good tightness to the leather. It also gives good whiteness to the leather, when used along with ABHITAN - PRW and also it can be used in retanning when pastel shades are required.

Polyeon Re / Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Identification of the Substance and the manufacturing Company
Product Name            :

Polyeon RE (Synthetic Resin Retanning Agent)

Manufacturer details         :

Abhilash Chemicals Pvt Ltd,
26 / D Ganeshapuram,
Madurai - 625007
Tamil Nadu


Phone :  +91 452 2569286, 2569566
Fax      :  +91 452 2567663
Email   :  abhichem@eth.net, abhichem@abhigroup.in

Hazards identification
Physical / Chemical hazards          :

Not Applicable

Human health hazards                   :




Others   :


First Aid measures


Inhalation:   If inhaled, to remove fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult give oxygen. Get medical attention.

Ingestion:   Call a physician. Wash out with water provided person is conscious. This substance will reduce cardiac rhythm and lower blood pressure

Skin Contact:  In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.

Eye Contact:  Check for any contact lenses and remove the same. In case of contact please flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.

Fire fighting measures

Flammability of the product:  Unlikely to be flammable at temperature less than 200°c Maybe flammable at Very high temperatures.

Extinguishing media:  

SMALL FIRE -   Use DRY chemical powder.
LARGE FIRE -   Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.

Hazardous thermal decomposition products:

Emits toxic fumes during under fire conditions.

Special fire fighting procedures:

Fire fighters should wear should wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus ( SCBA ) and full turnout gear.

Protection of fire fighters:
Be sure to use an approved / certified respirator or equivalent.

Toxicological Data

Oral Rat: Not Available
RTECS No: Not Available
Irritancy Data:  [RTECS] - Not available
Target Organ(s): n/f
Listed as a Carcinogen? NTP: No IARC: No OSHA: No

Accidental Release Measures

Use appropriate tools to sweep up and store the spilt solids.
Do not raise a dust.
Keep collected solids in a safe container for disposal.

Handling and Storage

Handling: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust. Wear suitable protective clothing. If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Storage:  Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well - ventilated area.

Packaging materials: Use original container.

Exposure control / Personal protection

Engineering measures: Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation or other engineering equipment to keep air borne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to air borne contaminants below the exposure limits.

Hygiene measures: Wash hands, forearms, and face thoroughly after handling compounds and before eating, smoking, using lavatory and before the end of the working day.

Occupational exposure limits:  Not Available.


Respiratory system: Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved / certified respirator or equivalent. Wear appropriate respirator when ventilation is inadequate.

Skin and Body:  Lab Coat.
Hands: Gloves.
Eyes:  Splash goggles. 

Physical and Chemical properties Physical state: beige fluffy powder

Colour: beige

Solubility: Not Available.

Flash point: Not Available.

Explosive properties

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not Available Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not Available

Stability and Reactivity

Stability: The product is stable
Conditions to avoid: Please keep container tightly closed. Avoid generating dust.

Toxicological information

Local effects Skin irritation: Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant)
Chronic toxicity: Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.
Other toxic effects on humans:  Not available. Hazardous in case of skin contact and eye contact.
Carcinogenic effects: Not available
Mutagenic effects: Not available
Reproduction toxicity: Not available
Teratogenic effects: Not available

Ecological Information

May lead to long-term adverse effect to aquatic life. No evidence of biodegradability in water.

Disposal Considerations

Method of disposal: Waste must be disposed of in accordance with local environmental control regulations, preferably by incineration in an approved facility.

Transport Information

Not classified as dangerous goods.
Land (Road / Railway) : Not controlled in India. Not controlled in Europe (ADR)
Sea :  Not controlled in India. Not controlled in Europe (Under IMDG)
Air : Not controlled in India. Not controlled in Europe (IATA). No special provisions for air transport.

Regulatory information

Not available

Other Information

European Union classification and labeling requirements (Subsection: Toxicology - Inhalation Toxicity and Other Adverse effects)

Disclaimer: To the best of our knowledge, the information presented in this document is latest and accurate. However, the above named manufacturer assumes no liability whatsoever related to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein. Final determination of suitability of any material is the sole responsibility of the user. All materials may present unknown hazards and must be used with caution. Although most known hazards are documented herein, we cannot guarantee that only those hazards exist.