The Law of Leather in Brazil
The Law No. 4.888 prohibits the use of the term leather in products that are not obtained exclusively from animal skin. Its infringement is a crime of unfair competition.
The most recurring terms for wrongly labeling products created with synthetic material that imitate leather are: synthetic leather, eco leather, natural leather, green leather, fake leather, leather and eco leather.
Synthetic materials are those whose compositions are made...