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General Conditions of Use

Access to and use of this website are subject to the following conditions. Please do not use this website unless you agree with these conditions. This website is owned, operated and administered by the specific organization identified in the website Imprint (referred to herein as LANXESS). LANXESS reserves the right to discontinue or to make partial or complete modifications to this website or to the General Conditions of Use, to LANXESS’s General Terms and Conditions, and to LANXESS’s Conditions of Sale. Please note that LANXESS may make such changes at its own discretion and without prior announcement. We must therefore ask you, next time you visit this website, to view the conditions again and to note any changes or amendments that may have been made.

Additional terms and conditions may apply to use of this website, when noted in a separate link found on the website.

Surrender of use and benefit

All details, documents and illustrations published on this website are the sole property of LANXESS. Any permission to use the same is granted on the proviso that the relevant copyright note is displayed on all copies, that such details are only used for personal purposes, that they are not exploited commercially, that the details are not modified in any way and that all illustrations gained from the website are only used in conjunction with the accompanying text. Except as may be expressly permitted by LANXESS in writing, you may not frame or otherwise obscure the source of any information obtained from this website.


The mark "LANXESS" and the LANXESS logo are registered trademarks of LANXESS AG. All product names in upper case letters or marked in some other way on this website are trademarks of LANXESS AG, or its affiliates in the United States and other countries (LANXESS PARTIES), or their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by the LANXESS PARTIES. Graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks or trade dress of the LANXESS PARTIES or their respective owners. Any unauthorized use or abuse of these trademarks or other materials is expressly prohibited and constitutes a violation of copyright, trademark law or other intellectual property rights. Unauthorized use shall include without limitation, use in connection with any product or service that is not related to the LANXESS PARTIES, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits any of the LANXESS PARTIES or the owner of the mark.

Limited liability

The manner in which you use and the purpose to which you put or utilize LANXESS products, technical assistance and information (whether verbal, written or by way of production evaluations), including any suggested formulations and recommendations are beyond our control. Therefore, it is imperative that you test our products, technical assistance and information to determine to your own satisfaction whether they are suitable for your intended uses and applications. This application-specific analysis at least must include testing to determine suitability from a technical as well as health, safety and environmental standpoint. Such testing has not necessarily been done by LANXESS. Unless LANXESS otherwise agrees in writing, all products are sold strictly pursuant to the terms of LANXESS’s standard Conditions of Sale. All information and technical assistance is given without warranty or guarantee and is subject to change without notice. It is expressly understood and agreed that the user assumes and hereby expressly releases LANXESS from all liability, in tort, contract or otherwise, incurred in connection with the use of LANXESS products, technical assistance and information. Any statement or recommendation not contained herein is unauthorized and shall not bind LANXESS. Nothing herein shall be construed as a recommendation to use any product in conflict with patents covering any material or its use. No license is implied or in fact granted under the claims of any patent. LANXESS will endeavor to provide accurate and up-to-date information on this website through periodic updates. There may be time lags, errors, or delays in periodic updates, which may result in inaccuracies, including typographical errors, in the information and services available on this website. LANXESS reserves the right to amend or supplement this website at any time and without prior notice. LANXESS will not be liable for problems arising out of the interaction between this website and the local hardware and/or software you use to access the website. ALL SUCH INFORMATION AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED 'AS IS' WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL LANXESS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, INCLUDING LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFIT, EVEN IF LANXESS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT OR ANY OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE. THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FINDING THAT ANY REMEDY FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. LANXESS makes no warranties, express or implied, that the use of this website does not infringe any patent, trademark, copyright or other intellectual property right of any third party.

Websites of third-party vendors/links

This website may contain links/references to third-party websites. By providing such links, LANXESS does not give its approval to their contents. Neither does LANXESS accept any responsibility for the availability or the contents of such websites or any liability for damage or injury resulting from the use of such contents, of whatever form. Links to other websites are provided to website users merely for the sake of convenience. Users access such websites at their own risk. Third parties are welcome to link to homepage, deep linking to subpages or content requires the prior written permission of LANXESS. To request permission please click "Link to this page" in the footer of the document to which you would like to link.

Details supplied by you

The user of this website is fully responsible for the content and correctness of details he or she sends to LANXESS as well as for the non-violation of any third-party rights that may be involved in such details. The user gives his or her consent for LANXESS to store such details and to use the same for the purpose of statistical analysis or for any other specified business purpose, unless the information involves personal details, going beyond master data or usage data. EXCEPT FOR SUCH PERSONAL DETAILS, ALL INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO THIS WEBSITE INCLUDING ANY DATA, QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, SUGGESTIONS OR THE LIKE IS AND WILL BE TREATED AS BEING NON-CONFIDENTIAL AND NON-PROPRIETARY. In particular, LANXESS is entitled to use the contents of such messages, including ideas, inventions, blueprints, techniques and expertise contained therein, for any purpose, such as the development, production and/or marketing of products or services and to reproduce such information and make it available to third parties without any limitations and without incurring any obligation whatsoever to you, and by sending such information you waive all your rights thereto.

International users

This website is checked, operated and updated by LANXESS from the country in which its office is located as indicated on the Imprint. The website may be intended for use in a specific county or region, and in such case the information contained in the website is designed for persons accessing the website from such country or region. LANXESS gives no guarantee that the details presented on this website are also correct in places outside of such country, and, in particular, that products and services will be available with the same appearance, in the same sizes or on the same conditions. Should you access this website from a place outside such country or download contents from such a place, please note that it is your own responsibility to ensure that you act in compliance with local legislation applicable in that place.

Products mentioned on this website may come in different packaging, in different package sizes, or with different lettering or markings, depending on the country.

Access rights

Please note that you are obliged to protect your access rights from unauthorized third-party use and that you must ensure that such access rights cannot be used by others without your authorization.

You must notify LANXESS immediately if you learn that security has been violated in respect of any details available on the LANXESS website or if unauthorized persons have obtained your access rights or if you have found indications that such access might become possible.

Data protection

LANXESS will not collect any information about you that might permit identification of yourself as a person, unless such information is supplied by you voluntarily. Any details, e.g. name, address, telephone number or e-mail address, requested will be governed by the Privacy Statement also available through this website. If you then decide not to divulge these personal details, then your refusal will have no substantial consequences for you. As a result of such refusal, however, you may not be in a position to obtain certain information.


Standard procedures of LANXESS’s Internet services and the use of so-called cookies allow the automatic collection of information and data for operational purposes. Cookies are small collections of details, saved to the customer’s browser. If you do not wish to allow the use of cookies, most browsers provide a simple option of enabling or disabling cookies. Please be aware, however, that cookies may be required for you to gain access to specific facilities on this website.

Applicable law

You agree with LANXESS that these Terms and Conditions shall be considered a contract governed by the law of the jurisdiction of the organization operating this website as set forth in the Imprint to this website, without regards for conflicts of law or the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Any disputes regarding these Terms and Conditions shall be heard by the state and federal courts located in such jurisdiction, and each party consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts. The content found on this website is controlled and published on this website by LANXESS from its offices in the United States of America, in the locale as noted in the Imprint.

Forward-Looking Statements

This website may contain forward-looking statements. These statements use words like "believes," "assumes," "expects" or similar formulations. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of LANXESS and those either expressed or implied by these statements. These factors include, among other things:


  • downturns in the business cycle of the industries in which LANXESS competes;
  • new regulations, or changes to existing regulations, that increase operating costs or otherwise reduce profitability;
  • increases in the prices of raw materials, especially if LANXESS is unable to pass these costs along to customers;
  • loss or reduction of patent protection for LANXESS products;
  • liabilities, especially those incurred as a result of environmental laws or product liability litigation;
  • fluctuation in international currency exchange rates as well as changes in the general economic climate; and
  • other factors identified in this website.

These factors include those discussed in public reports filed by LANXESS AG with the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (including LANXESS AG’s Form 20-F).

In view of these uncertainties, LANXESS cautions readers not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. LANXESS assumes no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.


Where indicated, LANXESS uses the Secure Socket Layer protocol (SSL protocol for short) to help ensure the secure transmission of a customer's details to the server by encrypting customers’ details transmitted on the Internet.

Notes on collecting personal data

Any personal details sent to LANXESS in conjunction with any requests for quotes, samples, information material or products are held by LANXESS pursuant to its _Privacy Statement.

Conclusion of an agreement

LANXESS’s General Terms and Conditions as well as LANXESS’s Conditions of Sale apply to all agreements concluded with LANXESS unless otherwise accepted and agreed to in writing by LANXESS. They are applicable even if a contractual party refers to its own terms and conditions in its order and shall supersede in its entirety the contractual party’s own terms and conditions. By sending LANXESS an order you simultaneously consent to all further conditions of LANXESS specified on the website and in any invoice, acknowledgement, confirmation or other transaction documents furnished by LANXESS in connection with such order.

Commercial Websites Requiring User Names and Passwords

By requesting access to commercial websites or portions of commercial websites that require registration and the use of user names and passwords, you state to LANXESS that you personally: (i) are 18 years of age or older; (ii) are using your actual identity and are providing to LANXESS accurate and complete information; (iii) if applicable, are authorized by your company to access the website (or the portions thereof that require registration); and (iv) will not violate any local, state, national, or international laws or regulations by registering with and using the website.

User names and passwords must not be revealed or otherwise shared with anyone other than the original individual to whom they were issued. Anyone with knowledge of your user name/password can gain access to your information on this website. Therefore, all such information must be kept secret and confidential. You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of your user name/password, as well as for any communications made to LANXESS thereunder. LANXESS will assume that any person using the website with your user name/password is you. You should not configure your operating system to "remember" and automatically provide user names or passwords when accessing this website. You must properly log off and terminate each session at the website to prevent unauthorized access.

You must immediately notify LANXESS at the e-mail address or phone number noted in the Imprint to this website if you become aware of any loss or theft of your user name or password or any unauthorized use of same. LANXESS reserves the right in its sole discretion, without notice, to revoke any user name/password or require you to change either your user name or password, whether for website security or for other purposes.

Other Beneficiaries

This website is being sponsored by LANXESS for the benefit of authorized users. Any rights and obligations arising from use of this website shall be solely between LANXESS and you or the company you represent. The rights and protections afforded to LANXESS hereunder, however, shall also inure to the benefit of LANXESS A.G., LANXESS Corporation and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates.