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Development of heavy metal free tanning and colouring agents and -processes: Producing and characterization of raw materials

As a substitute for chromium, the suitability of herbaceous knotgrass and rhubarb as source materials for the extraction of vegetable tanning agents and dyestuffs has been investigated. The resulting data record describes the entire process, from agricultural production and the characterisation and extraction of constituent materials through to the tanning process itself. 

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Source: German National Library of Science and Technology Hannover (TIB)