EU bans toxic chemical from imported clothing

An existing ban on NPE will be extended to imported clothing and other textiles to avoid harming aquatic environments

by Valerie Flynn
Toxic chemical can leak from clothes when they are washed and end up in watercourses (photograph: lianem/123RF)
Toxic chemical can leak from clothes when they are washed and end up in watercourses (photograph: lianem/123RF)

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