This Technical Report establishes a list of critical chemical substances potentially present in footwear and footwear components.
This Technical Report describes the critical chemical substances, their potential risks, the materials in which they can be found and the test method(s) which can be used to quantify them. It does not include requirements; it is the responsibility of the user of this Technical Report to fix his/her level of acceptance, for instance using a defined concentration or detection limit or quantification limit.
NOTE The proposed test methods indicate the state of the art. Some substances do not include a test method, as no test method is available at the time of publication of this Technical Report. If possible, it is intended to include a test method in a revision of this Technical Report.
This Technical Report applies to any kind of footwear and footwear components.