EN ISO 22700:2019

Leather - Measuring the colour and colour difference of finished leather (ISO 22700:2019)

Publication date:   Aug 15, 2019

General information

60.60 Standard published   Apr 17, 2019


CEN/TC 289 Leather

European Norm

59.140.30   Leather and furs



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This document specifies a method for the correct measurement of the colour of finished leather by instrumental means. The document describes general concepts of colour measurement adapted to leather and the calculation of differences in colour.
This document defines the following:
a) the use of D65 as the standard light source for the leather industry;
b) the use of D65 light source 10° as standard conditions for colour matching, for the definition of daylight simulators and as the reference light source for metamerism analysis;
c) the use of CIEDE2000 as the colour difference formula.

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EN ISO 22700:2019
60.60 Standard published
Apr 17, 2019