GREENPEACE RAISES ALARM ON: LITTLE MONSTERS IN OUR WARDROBES!
GREENPEACE LAUNCHES THE DETOX CAMPAIGN
A study of Greenpeace reveals the presence of hazardous chemical substances in children’s clothes, from casual and sporty to luxury ones. The research, performed within the DETOX campaign, confirms that the use of hazardous substances in clothing is still widespread, even in children’s and baby cloths production.
A sad fairy tale confirmed by the scientific research.
The 82 articles sampled in more than 25 countries all over the world among the most famous brands, have been sent to the Greenpeace laboratories at the University of Exeter in UK.
The cloths have been tested for presence of phthalates, nonylphenol ethoxylate, organotin compounds, perfluorinated compounds antimony.
Outcome: our children’s closets are full of "little monsters".
Greenpeace launched the DETOX campaign in 2011 asking the textile world the commitment to go towards the ambitious and yet doable path of eco-sustainability.
Virus, since 2008, produces water based inks free of all unwanted substances and many others already banned or soon to be declared as such by legislative restrictions.
Furthermore Virus, meets the very strict requirements imposed by international Brands.
DETOX commitment must involve everybody. Virus plays its part.
As parents , global citizens and consumers, Greenpeace says, we can challenge the major worldwide brands and governments and make the urgent change we need.
Virus, since 2008, has been proposing the "change" to the textile printing world as keystone in the competition imposed by globalization. Water based technology to face the imminent normative and meet the new quality standards to guarantee a better future for our children.
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