Expected results

  • Demonstration of technical and financial feasibility of oxazolidine tanned leather (chromium-free).
  • Wide dissemination of the art tanning tanneries with oxazolidine between the EU, mainly in Italy and Spain because it is the largest leather producers in Europe (these countries have 95% of total EU tanneries).
  • Wide dissemination of the oxazolidine tanned leather with European industries of footwear and upholstery, especially in Italy and Spain, the main producers in Europe.
  • Introduction to using the technique of tanning with oxazolidine in European tanning industry.
  • Raise the interest of the footwear and upholstery in the use of oxazolidine tanned leathers.
  • Influence on the suppliers of upholstery leather for shoes and think about tanning with oxazolidine as a new technique of tanning that meets the current needs of the footwear and upholstery.
  • Reduction of environmental impacts from the sectors of tanning, footwear and upholstery.
  • Reduce the environmental impact of leather at the end of its useful life.
  • Increased compliance with mandatory and voluntary environmental requirements applicable to footwear and upholstery, as to the content of substances that are harmful to health and the environment.


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