Chemical Snapshots

This collection of guides is designed to help brands, retailers and manufacturers understand why the textile, apparel, & footwear industry is paying attention to the use of many chemicals of concern.  This collection provides a concise look at health and environmental concerns as well as industry practices and legislation related to the use of these chemicals.  We have also included where potential alternatives exist and links to additional resources for further information. 

Not sure what to expect? Download the complimentary snapshot on PVC here.  All other snapshots are available at discounted rates to Textile Exchange Members depending on membership levels. To access these rates, log into your user profile.

Non-members may purchase individual snapshots or purchase bundled packages that include 1 additional free snapshot. Click below for more information on each specific Chemical Snapshot or the full collections.

Chemical Snapshot: Bundle One Full Set

Chemical Snapshot: APEOs

Chemical Snapshot: Disperse Dyes

Chemical Snapshot: DMF

Chemical Snapshot: DMFu

Chemical Snapshot: PFOS

Chemical Snapshot: PFOA

Chemical Snapshot: BPA

 

Chemical Snapshot: Bundle Two Full Set

Chemical Snapshot: Azo Dyes

Chemical Snapshot: Chlorobenzenes

Chemical Snapshot: Chlorophenols

Chemical Snapshot: Formaldehyde

Chemical Snapshot: Halogenated Flame Retardants

Chemical Snapshot: Halogenated Solvents

Chemical Snapshot: Heavy Metals

Chemical Snapshot: Organotins

Chemical Snapshot: Phthalates

Chemical Snapshot: Short Chain Chlorinated Paraffins (SCCP)