CMRs restricted in textiles and footwear

According to the Regulation (EU) 2018/1513, the use of 33 chemicals known to cause cancer, change DNA or be harmful to human reproduction is restricted in clothing, textiles and footwear as of the 1st of November 2020. The restriction places maximum concentration limits on these substances or substance groups to protect people’s health – especially children and pregnant women who may experience more adverse health effects.