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Published on Monday, 14 October 2013

Sweden wants tighter rules on textile chemicals

Written by John Mowbray

Washed denimSTOCKHOLM – The Swedish Chemicals Agency recently submitted new proposals to the EU, which would further restrict the placing of textiles on the market that contain traces of hormone-disrupting nonylphenol  (NP) derived from detergents, scouring agents and other surfactants used in textile production.


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