ASTM D2810 - 13

    Standard Test Method for pH of Leather

    Active Standard ASTM D2810 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.06

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This test method is designed to measure the pH of a distilled-water extract of leather. This is considered to be a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of the leather. Excessive acidity or alkalinity may have a deleterious effect on the aging characteristics of leather.

    4.2 This test method is suitable for development, control, and service evaluation of leather.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the pH of all types of leather. This method does not apply to wet blue.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D2813 Practice for Sampling Leather for Physical and Chemical Tests


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.140.30 (Leather and furs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11162300(Leathers)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D2810-13

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D2810-13, Standard Test Method for pH of Leather, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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