Pop Wattle Extract

Pop Wattle Extract


Physical Aspect Brown
Ionic Character Anionic
PCP Free
Tannins % 70% +/- 2.0
Moisture % 6.5% maximum
pH (1:10 soln.) 4.5 – 5.0

POP WATTLE EXTRACT is a natural POP WATTLE EXTRACT, of uniform quality for general usage. It is excellent for, pit tannage, pit-drum or drum tannage and also for the retannage of chrome leather.



POP WATTLE EXTRACT is soluble in tap and hot water. It has the following characteristics for vegetable tannage :

  • Efficient penetration.
  • Good fixation.
  • Excellent yield.

For retannage of chrome leather, the use of POP WATTLE EXTRACT permits :

  • Bellies and flanks filling.
  • Better buffing properties.
  • To keep printing effect.
  • Excellent polish effect.



POP WATTLE EXTRACT    may be used alone or blended with other vegetable extracts. The following use is recommended :


Based on limed weight

  • 30-35% for vachetta tannage (veg leather)
  • 45-55% for sole tannage.

Based on shaved weight

  • 5-15% for chrome leather retannage.



During the leather production, there may be a risk of iron contamination. In order to prevent this, we suggest to use an iron-sequestering agent (0.2% on the reference weight), which may be added together with the first addition of tanning agents on the tanning or retanning processes.


POP WATTLE EXTRACT maintains its characteristics unchanged if properly stored in dry premises protected from sunlight in closed bags.



POP WATTLE EXTRACT is presented in a powder form, dedusted, and packed in a 25Kg. bag net weight.

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