Standard Active Last Updated: Dec 27, 2016
ASTM D5053-03(2015)

Standard Test Method for Colorfastness of Crocking of Leather

Significance and Use

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


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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D31.04
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D5053-03R15
ICS Code: 59.140.30