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Over 180 abstracts approved for the upcoming IULTCS

The scientific commission of the XXXIII IULTCS Congress (International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies) has approved 94% of the abstracts submitted to the event, scheduled to take place on November 24 – 27, 2015 in Novo Hamburgo – RS, Brazil.


180 abstracts submitted for IULTCS Brazil

The XXXIII IULTCS Congress’ (International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies) scientific commission has announced the number of scientific papers submitted for the event. 180 abstracts from 23 different countries have been submitted for presentation during the meeting, that takes place between November 24-27 in Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul. 


Preventing chrome VI formation in leather

Only a few years ago, Chrome VI was not an issue that concerned the leather industry. At some point it started to be discussed, and more recently cases came to light where high values of chrome VI were detected in consumer products. This occurs mainly with shoes or garments made of leather.