For babies and small children wash those clothes 5 times before wearing!
– Beware of hidden toxin sources in new clothes – Always wash them before wearing (Natural News, Sep 1, 2012):
Several decades ago, the Dupont logo had the following text attached: “Better living through chemistry.” Since then, many of us have come to realize we are living worse in a toxic environment that includes chemically polluted air, water, food, so called “medicine,” and now even clothing.
Dupont had created Rayon, a synthetic fiber used for much of our clothing. So it made sense to team up with the timber industry to ensure hemp was banned in the late 1930s. Rayon and paper could continue to be made by chemically processing wood from trees without competition.
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Tags: Chemicals, Clothes, Environment, Formaldehyde, Global News, Health, Nonylphenol ethoxylates, NPE, PFCs, toxic, toxicity
This is not comparable to airport full-body scanners.
– Mall Uses Airport Body Scanning Technology for Clothes Shopping (Daily Tech, July 1, 2011):
There has been a lot of controversy surrounding body scanners at the airport since they began producing nude photos of the public. While many have complained about the new technology, Unique Solutions Limited has found a new use for it that keeps the public’s clothes on.
Unique Solutions Limited, which was established in 1994, specializes in personalized shopping. It originally started out as a company that provides custom sewing patterns tailored to fit customers’ body shapes perfectly. Its goal is to provide clothing that fits an individual, since many clothing stores offer set sizes that may or may not fit the way they should. The company has expanded to offer technology that can provide this convenience.
Unique Solutions’ newest technology is called “mybestfit,” and it utilizes the body scanning technology used in airports — except it keeps your clothes on.
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Tags: Clothes, Shopping, Technology