31 Jan '18, 3pm

Gore retreat from PFC’s of concern is ‘on track’ https://t.co/GOydXqJrT6

Gore retreat from PFC’s of concern is ‘on track’ https://t.co/GOydXqJrT6

Published on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Gore retreat from PFC’s of concern is ‘on track’ Written by John Mowbray Details Image: (c) ISPO Tweet MUNICH – In a move that was initiated back in February 2017, after lengthy talks with Greenpeace, Gore says that after one year of research, the company is largely ‘on track’ to meet its goal of eliminating PFC’s of environmental concern from its consumer products by 2023. At the ongoing ISPO event here in Munich, the company said it now has seven dedicated research teams to help it remove the relevant PFC’s from its consumer laminate shipments by 2023, which includes jackets, shoes, gloves and accessories. It also says it has developed new types of PTFE grades and said it has already shipped its first PFC-free durable water repellent (DWR) membranes to some customers. The only area which has challenged Gore so far in the first twel...

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