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Consultancy Projects

Projects Name of the party
Alutan and Alcrotan Balmer Lawrie & Co., Kolkata
Cleartan CR Golden Chemicals Ltd., Mumbai
Claritan AL and Clarichrome Quinn Group of companies, Hyderabad
Use of hydrogen peroxide for tannery wastewater treatment Asian Peroxides, Chennai
A know-how package for chromium recovery from a tannery processing wool on sheep skins Hindustan Lever Ltd, Mumbai
Evaluation of BCS salts Golden Chemicals Ltd, Mumbai
Removal of hexavalent chromium from chromite ore mine tailings in Orissa Tata Iron and Steel Co Ltd.
Synthetic tanning agents free of formaldehyde Balmer Lawrie & Co., Kolkata
Chrome management Under Leather Lechnology Mission
Standardization of BCS Sri Rakka-Chem Syntans
Characterization of polymeric membranes BHEL, Hyderabad
Bioprocessing of leather SPIC India Ltd., Chennai
Direct chrome liquor recycling SA Abdul Azeez & Co., Erode


Technologies Commercialized

  • Alcrotan and Alutan (Marketed as Balsyn ACE, and Balsyn AL by M/s. Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., Kolkata)
  • Cleartan (Marketed as High Exhaust Chrome Tanning Salt by M/s. Golden Chemicals Mumbai)
  • Ecosyn and Ecochrome (Marketed as Tan Aid and chrome syntan by M/s. Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., Kolkata)
  • Minimum waste chrome tanning method- Commercialized in 9 tanneries under Leather Technology Mission
  • Clarichrome and Claritan AL –Modified BCS and aluminium syntan, marketed by M/s Quinn Group of Companies, Hyderabad
  • Chrome recovery and reuse technology (in use in more than 400 tanneries in India, with support of TNO-CLRI Cooperation Program)
  • Continuous chrome recovery and reuse method (Commercialized to M/s. Hindustan Leaver Limited, Mumbai)
  • Technology on bioprocess of leather (Commercialized to SPIC India Ltd)
  • Standardisation of the Process for the Preparation of Basic Chromium Sulfate to M/s Sri Rakka-Chem Syntans, Chennai, 2004.
  • Use of hydrogen peroxide for reducing BOD and COD of tannery wastewaters (Commercialized to M/s. Asian Peroxides Ltd.)
  • Direct Chrome Liquor Recycling (Demonstrated in tanneries in Tamil Nadu under CLRI-CSIRO project)
  • Technology for reduction of hexavalent chromium in chromite ore (Commercialized to M/s. Tata Steel, Jamshedpur)
For Further Information Please Contact

Head, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Tel: +91 44 2443 7188