Restricted Substances


Restricted substances can be present in many textile and consumer products, they get into the product predominately from the manufacturing process and are harmful to humans in many different ways. They may be carcinogenic, toxic, cause irritation or allergic reactions to those people sensitive to it.

In some cases the history of harm may not be to humans, it may be that it presents a danger to the environment that surrounds us.

Restricted substances can include

  • Nickel
  • Formaldehyde
  • pH
  • Azo Dyes
  • Disperse Dyes
  • Phthalates
  • PCP's
  • Flame Retardants
  • Heavy Metals
  • Organo Tin Compounds
  • Pesticides

This list is by no means complete, the product will also determine which restricted substances may be present.

Follow the link to download information on Restricted Substances, this will give more complete and comprehensive information regarding products and legislation.

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