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Reducing Pollution in Leather, Textile and...

Maximising chemical uptake in leather, textiles and synthetic materials during manufacture can reduce pollution and chemicals in effluent. BLC offers a range of chemical management services to...

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Lead and Chromium VI Limits to be Revised Under...

In May, The European commission published commission directive (EU) 2018/725, which amends the limit for extractable chromium VI in category III under the European Toy Safety Directive. This is set...

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‘Faux Fur’ means ‘No Fur’ . . . or does it?

Recently, there has been concern over retailed products being labelled as ‘faux fur’, being made from real fur. Fur trims and pom poms on coats, hats and bags labelled as ‘100%...

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Achieving Responsible Chemical Management

How do organisations with the supply chain achieve responsible chemical management? This short article mentions the impact chemical management is having on brands and retailers; how ZDHC conformance...

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Training and Events



Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain

BLC, Northampton, UK

09:00 to 16:45

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Understanding Leather Training Course

BLC, Northampton, UK

1 Day, 09:00 to 16:45

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Understanding REACH Training Course

BLC, Northampton, UK

Half Day, 09:15 to 12:30

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Comprehensive Leather Training Course

BLC, Northampton, UK

2 Days, 09:00 to 16:30

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BLC holds accreditations from UKAS, CPSC, and ILAC, and has auditors approved to carry out LWG audits. Trust BLC to deliver some of the most accurate test results in the industry.

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