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Flame-Retardant, Formaldehyde-Free Cotton? New Breakthrough Makes it Possible

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The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, known as Empa, has developed a physically and chemically independent network of flame retardants inside cotton fibers, circumventing a problem often found in flame retardant cotton textiles that can release formaldehyde and be uncomfortable to wear. Empa said the process retains the positive properties of cotton fibers…

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