Tanning and dressing of leather; dressing and dyeing of fur (

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Formalities according to the Services Directive

Formalities according to the Services Directive

For taking-up and pursuit of a service the follwoing specific service-related formalities (authorisations and notifications) must always be obeyed:

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Formalities relating to the employment of workers

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

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Characteristics and key concepts of the service

This service includes:

  • Tanning, dyeing and dressing of hides and skins
  • Manufacture of chamois, parchment, patent, or metallized leather
  • Dressing and dyeing of fur
  • Scraping, shearing, plucking, tanning, bleaching and dyeing of (still hairy) hides


  • ASA-Leder (Leder für Arbeitsschutzartikel), H.
  • Bekleidungsleder, H.
  • Blankleder, H.
  • Bleichen von Pelzfellen
  • Brandsohlleder, H.
  • Färben von Pelzfellen
  • Feinleder, H.
  • Felle, veredelte, H.
  • Fellzurichtung und -veredlung
  • Fensterleder (Sämischleder), H.
  • Flächenleder, H.
  • Futterleder, H.
  • Gerben von Pelzfellen
  • Gerberei (Ledererzeugung)
  • Gerberin
  • Gewichtsleder, H.
  • Handschuhleder, H.
  • Hautpergament (Leder), H.
  • Hutstoff (Kanin- und Hasenhaare), H.
  • Kunstleder (Lederaustauschstoffe auf Lederbasis), H.
  • Lackleder, H.
  • Leder (Flächen- und Gewichtsleder), H.
  • Lederaustauschstoffe auf Lederbasis, H.
  • Ledererzeugung
  • Lederfärberei
  • Lederfaserstoff, H.
  • Lederschleiferei
  • Narbenspalt (Leder), H.
  • Oberleder , H.
  • Pergamentleder, H.
  • Polsterleder, H.
  • Pressen von Leder (Lederveredlung)
  • Rahmenleder, H.
  • Rossleder, H.
  • Sämischleder, H.
  • Sohlenleder , H.
  • Technisches Leder, H.
  • Treibriemenleder, H.
  • Unterleder, H.
  • Vachettenleder, H.
  • Veredlung von Fellen (zurichten und färben)
  • Vollleder, H., Zurichtung und Veredlung
  • Walkleder
  • Wildleder, H.
  • Zurichtung und Veredlung von Fellen