GERMANY: Hazardous chemicals found in outdoor clothing
By Leonie Barrie | 3 January 2014
Tests carried out in Germany on jackets and gloves sold by outdoor clothing brands including The North Face, Jack Wolfskin, Patagonia and Adidas are said to have found the presence of chemicals that are hazardous to the environment and can pose long-term risks to human health.
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