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Colour : Maldive (5220)

Description :

This bold and contemporary range of leathers has been developed in conjunction with leading design experts for all contract applications.  The colours have been specifically chosen to reflect the requirements of today and to give designers a glimpse into the future.  

Thickness : 0.9/1.0mm
Average hide size : 50sqft (4.6 sqm)

Suitable for domestic, contract and marine applications

Care Instructions

Made on better quality corrected grain hides and finished with a pigmented topcoat, which is lightly embossed with an artificial grain pattern. It has a smoother tighter grain finish than Shelly and offers good light fastness and stain resistance. Milano is a soft leather with excellent durability. 

Cleaning: – a damp cloth and a pure mild soap solution will remove most stains. Care should be taken not to soak the leather. Do not use a detergent.

Technical Specification

Test Methods

EN ISO 11640  ISO 11641

Leather Characteristics

Colour fastness to-and-fro rubbing


1000 Cycles, min 4/5 grey scale


250 Cycles, min 4/5  grey scale


80 Cycles, min 3/4 grey scale


30,000 cycles, min 4/5 grey scale

Colour fastness to light

Min 5 Blue Scale EN ISO 105-B02

Finish Adhesion

Min 2N/10mm ISO 11644 Dry Adhesion

Flexing Endurance

50,000 cycles (no finish damage cracks) EN ISO 5402

PH and ΔpH

Min 3.2 If the pH value is below 4, ΔpH < 0.7 EN ISO 4045

Tear Strength

Min 20N EN 3377-1


CAL-117E – class 1

IMO Res. A652 (16) – Pass

BS5852: 1979 “cigarette & match” – Pass

BS5852: 2006 “Crib 5” – Pass

UNI 9177:1987 flame applied on both sides – class 1

Whilst these values are typical of those expected, it is advisable to issue appropriate guidance with upholstered furniture to inform consumers of likely performance, as in service, care and maintenance instructions to avoid unnecessary problems.