Colorful Macrolex chips


Colors play a prominent role in our lives. They influence our thinking, inspire our decision-making, and impact our moods. But have you ever wondered where colors come from? It was Isaac Newton who identified that light was the source of the color sensation. LANXESS Colorant Additives offer a wide range of colorants for diverse applications, fulfilling the specific needs of our customers. Get in touch with us in order to get the best solution for your specific requirements.

About Colorant Additives

Colorant Additives business, which is part of the Polymer Additives Business Unit, offers customers all over the world a wide range of high-quality colorants under the brand names Bayfast®, Bayplast®, Bayscript®, Levanox®, Levanyl®, Levascreen®, and Macrolex®. Outstanding product quality, long-standing technical expertise, and the fulfillment of wide-ranging regulatory requirements are the critical distinguishing features of the Colorant Additives business product range. 

Product Groups

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Solvent dyes

Under the Macrolex® brand, we offer a wide range of dyes classified as disperse or solvent dyes. Their field of application includes a diverse range of engineering plastics. 
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High-performance pigments

Our product portfolio includes yellow organic pigments. These brilliant pigments can be used in a broad range of applications.
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Pigment preparations

With Levanyl® and Levanox®, we offer a wide range of organic and inorganic water-based pigment dispersions that can be used in a variety of applications.
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Specialty colors

We offer a complete range of water-based dyes for inkjet and stationery inks including our Bayscript® brand.


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