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Reference documents

There are no specific Directives for the leather tanning sector but several Directives have implications for the industry, in particular regarding its impact on consumer health, the environment and animal health.

Study reports

Directive on integrated pollution prevention and control (IPPC)

Directives on dangerous substances and preparations

Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical substances (REACH)

Regulation on animal by-products not intended for human consumption

Water Framework Directive

· Directive 2000/60/EC

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