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Leather Update - BLC Monthly Newsletter

Please find below a copy of all BLC Updates - Keeping you informed of the latest news and trends in the Leather Industry!

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UpdateNov 2010-front page- thumb November 2010
  • A problem shared - Mould
  • China - GB Standards
  • Technical Committee Update
  • Enhanced Metal Testing Capability at BLC
  • Hide Prices November 2010
UpdateOct-2010-thumbnail October 2010
  • Proposition 65
  • BLC/FDRA Training in New York
  • A problem shared: Mould and Mildew
  • Leather Working Group - review of meeting Sept 2010
  • BLC membership benefits


may 2010-thumbnail May 2010
  • BPA in Baby Products
  • BLC Mexico Leather Project
  • New Substances added to RoSH Directive
  • Wireless Transmission for Digital Gauges
  • CPSC Developments
dec 2009-thumbnail December 2009
  • ST300 Softness Tester
  • REACH Update
  • EU Footwear Anti-Dumping Duties
  • Chemical Testing Services
  • Proposition 65


Sept 09-thumbnail September 2009
  • Enzymes
  • CPSIA Lead Regulations
  • Deforestation in Brazil
  • BLC Training
july 09-thumbnail July 2009
  • LWG and deforestation in Brazil
  • Sure family of leathermarks
  • Chrome VI
  • REACH
  • Training at BLC


update_may_09 May 2009
  • Leather training at BLC
  • BLC Funding for Training
  • New Courses
  • Chromium VI
  • China
update_mar_09 March 2009
  • CPSC Tracking Labels
  • DMF
  • Organotins
  • BLC Global Market Study
  • REACH


update_feb_09 February 2009
  • Shoe Testing Reach,
  • Phthalates
  • BLC and Nike Co-Host Leather Summit on RSL
  • Training
update_jan_09 January 2009
  • CPSC Bans Phthalates
  • REACH SVHCs
  • NPEOs
  • Leathersure
  • Hide Powder


update_dec_08 December 2008
  • DMF in Shoes
  • LWG Protocol
  • Antimony
  • Microbiology Testing
  • Training
update_nov_08 November 2008
  • REACH
  • CPSC Approval
  • Formaldehyde
  • Problem Solving
  • Training at BLC


update_oct_08 October 2008
  • Azo Dyes
  • REACH
  • Leather Seminar
  • Nickel Testing
  • Training at BLC
update_sept_08 September 2008
  • PFOS/PFOA
  • Flammability Testing
  • Leather in Retail Seminar
  • Consulting
  • Technology Training at BLC


update_aug_08 August 2008
  • Mercury and Leather Verification
  • US Law Curbs Lead and Phthalates
  • Training at BLC
  • Testing Response Times
update_july_08 July 2008
  • New Restriction on PFOS
  • Cadmium
  • Summer Shoe Fit
  • Training at BLC


update_june_08 June 2008
  • Bisphenol A and Nickel Release Testing
  • Shoe Fit
  • Next Day Analytical Testing
  • Pakistan - Economics
  • Training at BLC
update_may_08 May 2008
  • Lead and REACH Guidance
  • PVC Migration Testing
  • USA - Statistical Snapshot
  • Training at BLC


update_april_08 April 2008
  • Chrome VI and Footwear Testing
  • Leather Working Group
  • China - Statistical Snapshot
  • Training at BLC
update_march_08 March 2008
  • Light Fastness
  • Heat and Humidity Testing Facility
  • Legislation on Cat and Dog Fur
  • Training at BLC


update_feb_08 February 2008
  • New Leathermarks
  • NPEO Legislation
  • Shoe Fit Service
  • Arrival of LCMS
  • Training at BLC
update_jan_08 January 2008
  • Eco Leathers
  • REACH
  • Training at BLC


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