Policy document

Engaging the textiles industry as a key sector in SAICM: a review of PFAS as a chemical class in the textile sector

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
The report examines the class approach for PFAS as it applies to the textile sector, which covers a wide variety of consumer products and connects two important issues covered in the SAICM context. The textile sector is an appropriate choice given the environmental significance of the sector and the scope of PFAS used within it. Both the quantity of PFAS in use and the variety of uses make this sector a priority for action. Furthermore, the nature of the sector—with
Emerging Policy Issues: Chemicals in products