Fluoride Action Network

Greenpeace wants fluorinated textile ban

Source: Ecotextile | October 29th, 2012
Industry type: Perfluorinated chemicals

HAMBURG – Global pressure group Greenpeace claims that leading outdoor apparel brands such as Jack Wolfskin, The North Face, Patagonia, Kaikkialla and Marmot are selling women’s and children’s clothing that have traces of potentially hazardous fluorine-based chemicals used in the membranes, coatings and repellant finishes of these fabrics.