Certified Chemical Companies

Become a ZDHC level 1 or level 3 approved chemical supplier through the completion of Chem-MAP audit and testing modules on the c-MAP route. c-MAP supports verification of chemicals for manufacture and production on the ZDHC Gateway.

Approved Manufacturers of Materials

Join the Chem-MAP programme as a supplier of materials or products. Become a Chem-MAP Guardian through online training modules, chemical inventory management and chemical management audits on the m-MAP route.

Associate Brands & Retailers

Brands and retailers can engage with the Chem-MAP programme to support chemical management objectives. The b-MAP route provides education, guidance and policy advice in addition to supply chain management support.

MRSL Testing Services

Test your chemicals for MRSL compliance through MRSL testing. MRSL testing is carried out by BLC’s internationally accredited testing laboratory to a fully validated set of methods available to test for all MRSL listed substances.

What is Chem-MAP?

The BLC Chem-MAP Programme is a new innovative MRSL verification system which is fully aligned with ZDHC objectives and is ZDHC approved.

Developed by BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd. in partnership with Vert-Tex, the BLC Chem-MAP Programme prevents harmful chemicals from entering the leather and textile supply chain, protecting workers, consumers, and the environment.

Chemical companies, materials manufacturers, brands and retailers can become Chem-MAP Approved, signifying the use of responsible chemicals in the production of consumer goods.

The BLC Chem-MAP programme is the future of chemical management in materials supply chains.

How Chem-MAP works

Chemical News

Chem-MAP: Cleaner Chemistry for a Safer World

Watch the Chem-MAP video to see how this new ZDHC approved MRSL verification programme is engaging all organisations in the leather, textile and synthetic materials supply chains to drive the use of responsible chemistry in the manufacture of consumer products.

Chem-MAP is a preventative system that protects businesses, workers, consumers and the environment, and rewards businesses that are 'Chem-MAP engaged' through certification, approved status, training and technical support. Brands, retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and chemical companies can get involved with the BLC Chem-MAP Programme to show customers and consumers that they are committed to ZDHC objectives.

Watch the Chem-MAP Video

Contact Us

“Call BLC to Talk About Chem-MAP”

+44 (0) 1604 679 999

Registered Office Address

  • BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd
    Kings Park Road
    Moulton Park
    NN3 6JD
    United Kingdom

  • +44 (0) 1604 679 999

    Registration No. 07009052 (England)