Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Basel, Switz-erland, introduced Lignostab 1198, a wood stabilization additive that inhibits lignin photo-oxidation. Exec-utives said Lignostab 1198 protects natural, tinted and stained wood and improves the durability of coated wood substrates. The products can be added to many products, such as clear wood fillers and sealers, wood stains, pigmented finishes and indoor flooring and outdoor wood and timber. Ciba executives said Lignostab 1198 is easily applied in dilute aqueous or hydro-alcoholic solution and can be used in combination with absorber Ciba Tinuvin 1130.
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