Toxic textiles

  title={Toxic textiles},
  author={E. Monosson},
  pages={977 - 977}
A physician uncovers the disturbing history of an “ecofriendly” fiber In Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon, Paul David Blanc takes the reader on a historical tour that touches on chemistry, occupational health, and the maneuverings of multinational corporations. Our guide is a small, "elegant" molecule called carbon disulfide—a compound that is a key ingredient in the making of viscose (better known as rayon) and is also insidiously toxic, having devastated the minds and bodies. 
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