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Published on Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Outdoor brands fight back in PFC wrangle

Written by John Mowbray

North FaceMUNICH – The North Face, Vaude and Schoeffel have all denied Greenpeace accusations of a lack of transparency, after tests from an independent laboratory in Germany found traces of potentially harmful by-products of fluorine-based (PFC) chemicals on their water and stain-repellent clothing; but were prevented by the brands from disclosing their test results. Ecotextile News reports.


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