ASTM D5053 - 03(2009)

    Standard Test Method for Colorfastness of Crocking of Leather

    Active Standard ASTM D5053 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    Significance and Use

    This test method is intended for use on any type of leather.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the degree of color that may be transferred from leather to other surfaces by rubbing under wet (damp) or dry conditions, or both. This test method does not apply to wet blue.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    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

    D1517 Terminology Relating to Leather

    D1610 Practice for Conditioning Leather and Leather Products for Testing

    D2813 Practice for Sampling Leather for Physical and Chemical Tests

    AATCC Methods

    AATCCChromaticTransf or Gray Scale for Staining


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.140.30 (Leather and furs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11162300(Leathers)


    DOI: 10.1520/D5053-03R09

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