Our non-phthalate vegan leathers contain no nasty toxins.
Our vegan leather range, exclusive to Premium Photo Books, is made of a high quality vinyl fabric. This type of fabric is a PVC synthetic material. The properties it holds depends on the added plasticizer.
Non-phthalate or phthalate-free are terms you may see applied to certain plastics. Phthalates are common plasticizers used in plastics that have been deemed harmful to the public.
Phthalates are used to soften plastics and improve durability however have potential adverse side-effects on the human endocrine system amongst other things.
MILK is proud to say that our Vegan Leathers are 100% phthalate-free and sourced from a reputable and environmentally responsible European manufacturer with 100-year history in making quality book cloths.
This is a relatively concise explanation for simplicity's sake. There are some very informative articles about phthalates online for those who would like to learn more. Visit Compliance Gate, FDA or Chemical Safety Facts.