ASTM D4653 - 87(2009)

    Standard Test Method for Total Chlorides in Leather

    Active Standard ASTM D4653 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.06

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    Significance and Use

    This test method is used to determine amount of soluble chlorides in leather.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method is intended for use in determining total chlorides in mineral tanned leather.

    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)


    DOI: 10.1520/D4653-87R09

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