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Overview

Chrome-free leather with improved environmental profile. Used for furniture, seating and upholstered products.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soft and pliable semi-aniline leather tanned without the use of chromium, pentachlorophenol (PCP) or formaldehyde.

Manufacture is accredited to ISO 14001 and 9001. Better environmental outcomes and product quality are gained at all stages of growth and production of the hide compared with commercial leather production. Product quality is improved, and wastage reduced, by the fact that fewer hide blemishes occur as barbed wire is not used in Scandinavia. Environmental gains are generated in production: an enzyme treatment is used for de-hairing hides; the tanning process uses vegetable or organic tanning agents i.e. carbon dioxide is used instead of nitrogen and ammonium salts; only non AZO, non AOX and non Benzidine solvent free dyes are used. The production process is 30-40% more water and energy efficient than EU standards. All packaging can be recycled.

Elmosoft also has third party eco label certification from the Lederinstitut Gerberschule Reutlingen in Germany (leather training, testing and research institute). This certifies it has been produced in an environmentally responsible way and tested for hazardous substances (Test No. L 037/03).

Product is available in 42 colours.

 

Information last verified on: 09th June 2010

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