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ASTM D6409-99(2020)

Standard Practice for Color Tests with Sheepskin Skiver

Standard Practice for Color Tests with Sheepskin Skiver D6409-99R20 ASTM|D6409-99R20|en-US Standard Practice for Color Tests with Sheepskin Skiver Standard new BOS Vol. 15.04 Committee D31
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Significance and Use

5.1 This practice provides a standard procedure for comparing the color of leather tanned with different tanning extracts or mixtures of extracts or for monitoring the color consistency of tannery liquors.


1.1 This practice covers making color tests of all types of vegetable tanning extracts and of vegetable tanning materials to determine the color imparted to tanned skins.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses after SI units are provided for information only and are not considered 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D31.01
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D6409-99R20
ICS Code: 59.140.10