The ZDHC MRSL is a list of chemical substances banned from intentional use in facilities that process textile materials, synthetic leather, leather, and trim parts in textiles and footwear. This includes not only chemicals used specifically for production, but also cleaning supplies, machine cleaners, lubricants, etc. that are in use in the facility for maintenance and support.
The ZDHC MRSL provides brands and their value chains with a harmonised approach to managing chemical formulators used during the processing of raw materials and garment finishing within the textile leather and footwear value chain.
This document will assist interested parties assess whether chemical formulations are likely to conform to the ZDHC MRSL.By
using chemical formulations that are in conformance to ZDHC MRSL limits, material suppliers can assure themselves, and their customers, that banned chemical substances are not intentionally used during production.