24 May '18, 3am

New indigo dye means ‘aniline-free’ denim https://t.co/uP5cbEbunm

Aniline is a pre-cursor chemical for indigo dyes that is essential for making the traditional blue jeans worn throughput the world today. However, this chemical is starting to feature within the restricted substance lists (RSL’s) of some major clothing brands and retailers. Strict limits on aniline are now also included in standards by Oeko-Tex and bluesign, and the EU and the US EPA are increasing their scrutiny of this chemical, a suspected carcinogen that can cause skin allergies, which is also associated with hypoxia, and is hazardous to aquatic life.

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