Chrome VI limits called into question
Dr Kerry Senior, Director, Leather UK.
Published in World Leather, October-November, 2020
AFIRM, a group of brands in the apparel, footwear and sporting goods industries, has said it is hard to see how any tightening of the allowable limits of chrome VI in leather can be approved. Further, the group believes the validity of the current limit is open to question.
IIn 2018, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) launched a consultation process on the inclusion or amendment of regulation for skin sensitising chemicals…