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Nikwax Supports Recent Greenpeace Report to Ban Harsh Chemicals

November 13, 2012 1

A recent study by Greenpeace reports on levels of perfluorinated compounds (also known as PFCs) used in the production of outdoor apparel. PFCs are bio-persistent chemicals that are linked to a range of human health problems (see selected bibliography for studies). Many companies use PFCs to add water repellent finishes to apparel and gear. Nikwax has been arguing against the use of…

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