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Published on Wednesday, 07 August 2013

Norway to restrict PFOA in textiles

Written by John Mowbray

Waterproof_fabricOSLO – In a surprise move, Norway will become the first country to ban the production, import, export and sale of textiles and other consumer goods that contain more than 1 microgram per square metre of PFOA, traces of which can be found in some stain and water-proof fabrics. In addition, the Norwegian government says it’s working with Germany to drive similar legislation throughout the wider European region.


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