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Published on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

Europe eyes carcinogen ban in textiles and clothing

Written by John Mowbray

BRUSSELS – A public consultation launched by the European Commission will examine the potential for the restriction of a huge range of substances found in some textiles and apparel that are classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction. Any restricted substances would be quickly added to a specific appendix to Annex XVII of existing REACH regulations.


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