Switzerland-based Huntsman Textile Effects — a manufacturer of chemicals and dyes for finished
textiles and materials, and a division of Huntsman International LLC – has developed a more
economical fixing agent called Erional® FRN. According to the company, Erional FRN is highly stable
under acidic conditions; improves the wetfastness properties of polyamides, wool and their blends;
is suitable for dyeing bright shades; and offers improved reproducibility and trouble-free
Huntsman also reports the product exhibits excellent post-setting stability and leveling
effects on blends, as well as enhanced wetfastness without affecting lightfastness.
May 26, 2009