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Published on Tuesday, 12 March 2013

North Face questions UBA tests

Written by Stacey Dove

NorthFaceCALIFORNIA – A major question mark has been raised over the results of textile testing carried out by the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA), which found traces of potentially harmful by-products of fluorine-based (PFC) chemicals on outdoor clothing, after one of the brands concerned – The North Face – carried out new, independent tests of its own, which revealed very different results. Ecotextile News reports.


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