Leather is described as the pelt of an animal which has been transformed by tanning into a non-putrescible, useful material. A pelt is also named as animal hide with fur attached.

There are different kinds or types of leather:
1. Grain  leather - the hides and skins of animals which have been processed with the grain, or outer surface, dressed for end use;
2. Naked leather - a hide that has been dyed, with no other finishes applied; and
3. Suede - leathers that are finished by buffing the flesh side (opposite the grain side) to produce a nap by napping process, and is unrelated to the type of skin used.;

See also:
"Leather" is in the NAICS Code "315292"
  (Fur and Leather Apparel ManufacturingHats, fur (except apparel contractors), manufacturing)

"Leather" is in the CPC Code "29"
  Leather and leather products; footwear

"Leather" is in the HS Code "4104"
  Leather Of Bovine Or Equine Animals, Without Hair On, Other Than Leather Of Heading N 4108 Or 4109

"Leather" is in the UNSPSC Code "11141610"
  Leather waste or scrap

"Leather" is in the NACE Code "D"
  · Leather converting

"Leather" is in the ISIC Code "D"
  - Leather converting (see 1911);

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