International Glossary of Leather Terms

The International Glossary of leather terms has been prepared by the International Council of Tanners to serve the needs of the leather-producing industry, of all users of leather and the public using leather throughout the world. Official versions have been produced in five languages; English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

The scope of the Glossary is governed by the following principles:
The terms included are all of potential interest to tanners, and/or their customers, and/or the general public.
Terms, the meaning of which is self-evident (eg. football leather, upholstery leather etc.) are not included.
Processing terms are not included, except for a very few terms which it was necessary to define in order to clarify the definition of a type of leather.

Copies of the Glossary are available from the offices of the ICT, priced at Swiss Francs CHF 50.00, plus postage normally Swiss Francs CHF 15.00.


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