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Do synthetic fabrics pose a health risk?

Background I've seen a large number of health blogs that describe polyester, rayon, acrylic, and nylon as harmful or toxic (usually due to chemicals used during the manufacturing process). Some ...
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Use of fire retardants in fabric

Recently American Airlines employees have complained that new uniforms are making them sick. The only reason I can think for this, is that there must be fire retardant chemicals being sprayed on the ...
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Should synthetic cloth materials be avoided?

There are many articles (example) that warm about latest research on modern synthetic cloth materials such as Acryl, Nylon considered toxic and can lead to cancer. The Chemicals You Wear Every Day… ...