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Chrome Free Leather

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The popular chromium salt tanning system is under constant pressure from environmental groups and international regulations due to its harmful impact on the ecological system. Now, traditional alternatives to this harmful process are making a comeback.
Chrome Free Leather

The chromium salt tanning system, which remains the most popular leather tanning procedure, is under constant pressure from environmental groups and international regulations due to its harmful impact on water systems and other ecological impacts. The process of creating chrome-tanned leather was invented in 1858, and utilizes chromium sulfate as well as other salts of chromium.

While the leather created during this process is generally more supple and pliable than chromium-free processes, and do ...

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