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BSI Issues Draft Standard for Chemical Testing in Leather

February 17, 2015

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has issued draft standard 14/30312213 DC - BS EN ISO 20137, guidelines for critical chemical testing in leather.

The standard addresses the following:

  • Leather
  • Hides
  • pH measurement
  • Chemical analysis and testing
  • Solvent extraction methods
  • Extraction methods of analysis
  • Specimen preparation

The draft standard is open for public consultation until March 31, 2015.