Chemical Testing

At CLRI-CATERS, we test a range of chemicals and products including leather, textiles, paper, coatings etc. We offer individual protocol-based assessments, as well as provide regulatory and compliance certificates for substances covered under REACH and other standards.

Our range of testing includes

  • Purity analysis of your raw materials
  • Heavy metal analysis to the level of PPM/PPB
  • Chromium(VI) before and after ageing
  • Formaldehyde
  • Phthalates
  • Vegetable tannin quality assessment
  • Organotins
  • Pesticides
  • Volatile organics
  • Chemicals causing fog
  • Fungicides and pesticides
  • Thermal degradation profiles
  • Molecular weight analysis
  • Particle size distribution
  • Emulsion stability

Our researchers help you develop protocols, where no standard methods exist.


For Further Information Please Contact


CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute,
Adyar, Chennai - 600 020
Tel: +91 44 24437216