Textiles as a source of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/F) in human skin and sewage sludge.

@article{Horstmann1994TextilesAA,
  title={Textiles as a source of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/F) in human skin and sewage sludge.},
  author={Max Horstmann and Michael S. McLachlan},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={1994},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={15-20}
}
Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans were measured in low- to high-ppb concentrations in several pieces of new clothing from different manufacturers. It was shown that these contaminants are transferred from textiles to human skin during wearing. They were also present in shower water and were washed out of textiles during washing. Extensive… CONTINUE READING