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Japan Releases Leather Standards

April 14, 2016

The Japanese Standards Association (JSA) published the following leather standards on March 22, 2016.   JIS K 6556-1:2016 Leather --Sampling and Preparation -- Sampling Location JIS K 6556-2:2016 Leather -- Sampling and Preparation -- Sample Preparation and Conditioning JIS K 6556-3:2016 Leather -- Sampling and Preparation -- Number of Items for a Gross Sample JIS K 6557-1:2016 Leather -- Physical and Mechanical Tests -- Determination of Thickness JIS K 6557-2:2016 Leather -- Physical and Mechanical Tests -- Determination of Tensile Strength and Percentage Extension JIS K 6557-3:2016 Leather -- Physical and Mechanical Tests -- Determination of Tear Load by Single Edge Tear JIS K 6557-4:2016 Leather -- Physical and Mechanical Tests -- Determination of Tear Load by Double Edge Tear JIS K 6557-5:2016 Leather -- Physical and Mechanical Tests -- Determination of Water Penetration Pressure. JIS K 6557-6:2016 Leather -- Physical and Mechanical Tests -- Determination of the Static Absorption of Water JIS K 6557-7:2016 Leather -- Physical and Mechanical Tests -- Determination of Shrinkage Temperature JIS K 6558-1:2016 Leather -- Chemical Tests -- Preparation of Chemical Test Samples JIS K 6558-2:2016 Leather -- Chemical Tests -- Determination of Volatile Matter JIS K 6558-3:2016 Leather -- Determination of Sulphated Total Ash, Sulphated Water-Insoluble Ash, and Total Ash JIS K 6558-4:2016 Leather -- Chemical Tests -- Determination of Matter Soluble In Dichloromethane or Hexane JIS K 6558-5:2016 Leather -- Chemical Tests -- Determination of Water-Soluble Matter, Water-Soluble Inorganic Matter and Water-Soluble Organic Matter JIS K 6558-6:2016 Leather -- Determination of Nitrogen Content and "Hide Substance" -- Titrimetric Method JIS K 6558-7:2016 Leather -- Chemical Tests -- Determination of Tanning Degree JIS K 6558-8-1:2016 Leather -- Chemical Determination of Chromic Oxide Content -- Part 1: Quantification by Titration JIS K 6558-8-2:2016 Leather -- Chemical Determination of Chromic Oxide Content -- Part 2: Quantification by Colorimetric Determination JIS K 6558-8-3:2016 Leather -- Chemical Determination of Chromic Oxide Content -- Part 3: Quantification by Atomic Absorption Spectrometry JIS K 6558-8-4:2016 Leather -- Chemical Determination of Chromic Oxide Content -- Part 4: Quantification by Inductively Coupled Plasma -- Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES). JIS K 6558-9:2016 Leather -- Chemical Tests -- Determination of pH.

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