Whitepaper Free Formaldehyde Leather

Avoid leather rejections because of formaldehyde

In this whitepaper Royal Smit & Zoon is sharing a synopsis on the topic ‘Free formaldehyde’. Learn about the different ways to origin of the chemical, producing formaldehyde free leathers, releasable formaldehyde, testing leather chemicals (ISO 27587) and leather (ISO 17226-1 or VDA 275) on free formaldehyde and more. Download the whitepaper below.

Regulations about the use and release of formaldehyde are becoming bigger challenges for the leather industry every year. Formaldehyde chemistry is interesting but also complicated. This makes communication about this topic between commercial and technical professionals somewhat difficult. Many misunderstandings do exist, sometimes leading to wrong choices. In this white paper we try to give an overview that requires only a basic understanding of chemistry, but is complete and scientifically correct. It is our objective to simplify communication about this topic.

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Production of low formaldehyde releasing leather: a real challenge

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