With fresh hides and skins, degradation and putrefaction can happen quickly. The result is reduced leather strength and possible grain damage, not to mention malodor, hair slip, and discoloration. Just about every solution has its drawbacks. But Buckman has a fresher idea. Busan 7600. It controls both bacterial growth and the damage caused by autolytic enzymes to keep hides fresh up to twice as long as conventional bactericides, without the human health risks of antibiotics. D207.