World Footwear


Physical and Chemical Tests

Physical and Chemical Tests
What tests should a footwear brand perform on their products?

The World Footwear is launching a new series of papers dedicated to innovation in the footwear and leather goods industry.

This document focuses on testing in the footwear industry. It clarifies what it means to test footwear products and explains what physical and chemical tests are, and which ones are relevant for which products and why they are important.

Published in February 2024.


What does it mean to test? 
Physical Tests
Chemical Tests
How can CTCP help?