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Published on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Teijin shelves research over safety concerns

Written by John Mowbray

ARNHEM – Teijin Aramid – a subsidiary of the Teijin Group – has halted its research program to develop and commercialise aramid copolymer yarns for very light-weight,  anti-ballistic textiles due to concerns about the use of a toxic monomer, which has been linked to kidney damage and is a possible carcinogen.


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