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HALOX® XTAIN® L-44 is a very effective liquid tannin stain-blocking additive that provides high performance and good compatibility in most water-based coating systems. Excellent tannin stain blocking properties can be achieved with HALOX® XTAIN® L-44 without the need for zinc oxide, which is required to achieve performance by most tannin blocking polymers on the market today. HALOX® XTAIN® L-44 eliminates the need for zinc oxide without sacrificing performance, resulting in improved package stability and shelf life of the coating system.

Chemical Family: Zirconium Compounds

Functions: Pigment, Stain-Resistant Agent

Labeling Claims: Heavy Metal-free

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Acrylics, Alkyds, Vinyl Acrylics

Technical Data Sheet

Knowde Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
CASE Ingredients Functions
Chemical Description

Ammonium Stabilized Zirconium Salt

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
CASE Ingredients Features
  • Barium & Antimony-Free
  • Versatile
  • Provides superior performance and good compatibility in water based coatings systems
  • Easy to post-add to a coating (1:1 with water)
  • Eliminates need for zinc oxide
HALOX® XTAIN® L-44 is a liquid tannin stain inhibitor.
HALOX® XTAIN® L-44 blocks tannin stains in the primer layer of a two-coat system and in some clear coat sealers. HALOX® XTAIN® L-44 contains zirconium chemistry which is more efficient as a chelator. It can easily be screened for tannin block performance.

Applications & Uses

Compatible Polymers & Resins
Recommended Loading Levels

Recommended loading levels range from 1-3% based on total formula weight.

  • Versatile
  • Acrylic Latexes
  • Vinyl Acrylic Latexes
  • Styrenated Acrylic Latexes
  • Solvent Based Alkyds


Clear Liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH (Neat)9--
Solid Content30%-
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)1.3--
VOC (EPA Meth 24)1.26lbs/gal-

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
24 Months