Stahl NEO

Stahl Neo: Zero Discharge portfolio for leather finish

The garment, footwear and leather goods industries increasingly ask for more sustainable leather. At the same time tanners are challenged to meet Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) goals by 2020. Therefore leather chemicals manufacturer Stahl launched Stahl Neo. With this complete portfolio for leather finish, the market leader helps tanners to make their business future-proof, without compromising on quality or performance.

Sustainability milestone for the leather industry

Stahl Neo is a milestone for the leather industry: all products seamlessly comply with Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL) and even go beyond these guidelines. The Stahl Neo portfolio consists of over 400 products and will be expanded continuously. The complete Stahl Neo line is free of:

  • Any substances from the ZDHC- MRSL version 1.1
  • NMP, NEP, Formaldehyde, Toluene, Xylene DMF and Reach Annex XIV substances or substances from the SVHC list


Tanners using Stahl Neo products will be able to produce the full range of leather articles in a quality, compliant and sustainable way. The product portfolio is interesting for tanneries that value health, the environment and the future of their business. With this extensive product portfolio for leather finish, the market leader continues its commitment to innovation and sustainability in leather production.

Learn more about how Stahl Neo can make your business more sustainable