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Published on Friday, 16 May 2014

Greenpeace red cards Nike, adidas and Puma

Written by John Mowbray

Greenpeace reportWAKEFIELD – Greenpeace will slam Nike, adidas and Puma in a new report to be released next week after the campaign group found trace amounts of potentially hazardous chemicals in World Cup 2014 soccer merchandise. The study, which tested thirty-three products including football boots, shirts and goalkeepers gloves, found concentrations of PFOA in some products above EU regulatory limits, and for the first time sampled items for DMF – a chemical used in the synthetic leather making industry.


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