After all the trouble you go through to avoid chemically sprayed foods and toxins in tap and bottled water, now you hear that what you’re wearing may actually be helping to make you sick. But could this really be true? Are clothes toxic?
Toxic chemicals are used excessively for processing garment fibers and also for manufacturing clothes. Asian and third world countries manufacture most textiles and clothes, and their industrial pollution and workplace chemical safeguard standards are usually lacking or ignored. This is a bit concerning as clothing clings to our largest organ – the skin.
Chemical Clothing: How the Garment Industry is Harming You and the Environment
After clothes are made, they are often covered with formaldehyde to keep them from wrinkling or becoming mildewed during shipping…….. – See more at: http://www.riseearth.com/2013/04/chemical-clothing-which-hidden-toxins.html#sthash.wqxyKyjr.dpuf