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Major fashion brands phasing out of toxic forever chemicals

By February 3, 2022February 7th, 2022PFAS in the news

PFAS (per and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are becoming the latest fashion faux pas across multi-billion dollar apparel brands. February kicked off with a series of major announcements to eliminate the toxic ‘forever chemical’ from iconic brands:

  • Ralph Lauren committed to eliminate toxic PFAS use in all of its products by the end of 2022.
  • American Eagle confirmed plans to eliminate all PFAS use by 2024.
  • Abercrombie & Fitch reported it plans to ensure all PFAS use in its supply chain is ended by 2025.
  • PVH, parent company of Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and several other major U.S. apparel brands, announced plans to phase out the use of all PFAS from its supply chain by 2024.

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