Acronyms
 
ABEA
ABQTIC
AFICTIC
AIICA
AQEIC
ASHLEA
ALCA
ANCI
ANSI
AOX
APKI
ARS
ASTM
ATD
BATNEEC
BLC
BLMRA
BOD
BSI
BSLT
CERCLA
CEN
CET
CFC
CICB
CITIES
CLE
CLRI
COD
COSHH
COTANCE
CSIRO
CTC
CTIC
DIN
DoE
DTI
DTI
EC
EFTA
EI
ELKEDE
EPA
EPA
EU
FAO
FIFRA
FORCE
FTAA
GATT
GSP
HMIP
ICHSLTA
ITC
IHATIS
ILO
IRPTC
ISO
ITC
ITPO
IUC
IUE
IUF
IUP
IULTCS
JALCA
JSLTC
LASRA
LIA
LIARL
LIDO
LIRI
LIZ
LPA
MACT
MAK
MNS
NAAQS
NAFTA
NIOSH
NOx
NTU
NZTA
OES
OSHA
PCP
ppm
POWT
PU
R&D
RCRA
SABS
SHALTA
SARA
SLTC
SOx
SSIP
SVOC
TA-Luft
TALCO
TCJ
TEPF
TLV
TKN
TSCA
UNCTAD
UNDP
UNIC
UNIDO
USDA
USHSLA
VGCT
VOC
WGR
WHO
WTO
Animal By-products Exporter's Association (New Zealand)
Brazilian Association of Leather Industry Technicians and Chemists
Association Francaise des Ingenieurs Chimistes et Techniciens des Industries du Cuir
Association for the development of tanning and associated industries.
Asociacion Quimica Espanola de la Industria del Cuero (Spanish Leather Chemists Association)
Australian Hide, Skin and Leather Exporters Association.
American Leather Chemists Association
Italian National Footwear Association
American National Standards Institute
Organic Halogens
Indonesian Tanners Association
Agriculture Research Service
American Society for Testing and Materials
Advanced Technology Drums
Best Available Techniques Not Entailing Excessive Cost
British Leather Confederation
British Leather Manufacturers Research Association
Biochemical Oxygen Demand
British Standards Institute
British School of Leather Technology
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
European Committee for Standardization
Common Effluent Treatment facilities
Chloroflourocarbon
Brazilian Tanners Council
Convention for International Trade in Endangered Species
Council for Leather Exports (India)
Central Leather Research Institute (India)
Chemical Oxygen Demand
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
Confederation of National Associations of Tanners and Dressers of the European Community
Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organization
Centre Technique Cuir Chaussure Marquinerie France
"Centro tecnológico das Indústrias do Couro" - Leather Research Institute in Portugal
Detsche Industrie Normen (German Standards Institute)
Department of Environment (UK)
Department of Trade & Industry (UK)
Danish Technology Institute
European Community (previously EEC European Economic Community)
European Free Trade Association
East Indian (leather)
Leather Research Institute of Greece
Environmental Protection Act (UK)
Environmental Protection Agency (USA)
European Union (previously EC)
Food & Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (USA)
European Community program for vocational training
Federated Tanners Association of Australia
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
Generalized System of Preferences (EC trading agreements)
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Pollution
International Council of Hides, Skins & Leather Traders' Association
International Trade Centre UNCTAD/GATT
International Hide & Allied Trades Improvement Society
International Labor Organization
International Register of Potentially Toxic Chemicals
International Organization for Standardization
International Trade Centre UNCTAD/GATT
India Trade Promotion Organization
Chemical Test Methods
International Environment Commission
Fastness Test Methods
Physical Test Methods
International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies
Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association
Journal of the Society of Leather Technologists & Chemists
Leather and Shoe Research Association (New Zealand)
Leather Industries of America
Leather Industries of America Research Laboratory
Leather Industry Department Organization (Pakistan)
Leather Industrial Research Institute (S. Africa)
Leather Institute of Zimbabwe
Leather Producers Association
Maximum Achievable Control Technology
Maximal Admissible Concentration
Market News Service
National Ambient Air Quality Standards (USA)
North American Free Trade Agreement
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Oxides of Nitrogen
Nethelometrit turbidity unit
New Zealand Tanners' Association
Occupational Exposure Standards
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Pentachlorophenol
part per million
Publicly Owned Treatment Works
Polyurethane
Research and Development
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
South African Bureau of Standards
Society of Hides and Leather Traders Association.
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act
Society of Leather Technologists & Chemists
Oxides of Sulfur
Stazione Sperimentale Pelli (Italy)
Semivolatile Organic Compound
Technical Air Guide (Germany)
Tamil Nadu Leather Development Corporation (India)
Tanners Council of Japan
Tanning Extract Producers Federation
Threshold Limit Value
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen
Toxic Substances Control Act
United Nations Centre for Trade and Development
United National Development Programme
Unione Natzionale Industria Conciaria (Italy) - National Association of Tanners
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
United States Department of Agriculture
United States Hide, Skin and Leather Association
The German Society of Leather Chemists and Technologists
Volatile Organic Compound
Westdeutsche Gerbershule Retlingen (Germany) - German Leather College
World Health Organization
World Trade Organization