What Is Coated Leather?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 31, 2020 9:44:19 AM ET
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Coated leather is defined as a product that has a finish thickness of less than 30 percent but greater than 0.15 mm. The British Standards for leather state that if the leather is coated, the thickness of the surface layer must be less than 0.15 mm to be described as genuine leather; therefore, coated leather cannot be called genuine leather.

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