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Published on Monday, 19 June 2017

Concerns raised that PFC-free DWRs contain palm oil

Written by John Mowbray

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN - More than a third of PFC-free durable water repellents (DWRs) were found to contain palm oil in laboratory tests carried out by a leading international outdoor brand. The findings raise the very real prospect that consumers could be wearing jackets which, while being free of PFCs, actually contain palm oil - a controversial commodity which has been strongly linked to deforestation in recent years. John Mowbray reports from Friedrichshafen.


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