Protocol 6.6 is launched!

We are pleased to announce the launch of Protocol P.6.6 which is available to use from 1st October 2018.  This new protocol contains significant changes for Housekeeping, Reporting Requirements, Salt Calculations and Water Measurement.  A full breakdown of the key changes is available by clicking on the file below.

There is a six month introduction period during which time a leather manufacturer may choose to be audited against the existing P6.5.3 or to be audited against the new P6.6.  This introduction period ends on 1st April 2019 when P6.6 will become mandatory for use.

P6.5.3 will be retired on 31st March 2019.


Information Bulletins

With the launch of the Trader Protocol in October 2016 and the introduction of Protocol 6.5 which comes into mandatory effect from 1st October 2017, there are important changes that will have an effect of the scoring for many of our leather manufacturers when the next undergo an audit.  These useful Information Bulletins are designed to help our members understand the changes:

Guidance Notes for P6.5

Guidance Notes are designed to be read in conjunction with the Protocol document.  Translated guidance notes will be available soon in Chinese, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

Comprehensive Guidance Notes for S3 Tannery Data are currently being prepared and will be available soon.