BLC Leather Technology

Upholstery Testing

Upholstery Testing at BLC

BLC provides a complete range of leather and textile upholstery tests, designed so you can confidently bring your products to market. 

Why choose BLC for your upholstery testing?


Global Upholstery Regulations and Compliance

BLC also offer you compliance support with different upholstery regulations around the world. Compliance support includes:


Problems with Your Upholstery?

The highest number of consumer complaints come from the leather upholstery sector. Typical examples include finish cracking, colour loss/transfer, bagginess or a change in appearance. At BLC, we provide an advanced problem solving service for textile, leather and leather-related products.

Common upholstery problems include:

If you have an upholstery problem you’d like to discuss, email or call +44 (0)1604 679999.

Training Courses

Currently leather upholstery accounts for around 30% of all upholstered furniture sold.  Many manufacturers and retailers could benefit from a better understanding of how to buy leather and sell leather furniture.

BLC offers a range of leather training courses for buyers, designers, quality control and retail staff. View our most up-to-date training courses.

We also offer corporate and bespoke training courses, please contact us to enquire.

Please click here to download a copy of our sample submission form.

For further information on leather and material upholstery testing, please contact the testing team on +44 (0) 1604 679999 or email

Click here for the terms and conditions for the testing services

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