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Limited Brands, Benetton Agree to Greenpeace’s Environmental Safety Measures

Author: Accessories Magazine [USA], Published on: 22 January 2013

Limited Brands, parent to Victoria’s Secret, and the Benetton Group are the latest major fashion retailers and manufacturers to sign onto Greenpeace International’s Detox campaign that seeks to eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals from fashion products…Greenpeace said Limited Brands agreed to stop using phthalates and perfluorinated chemicals in its apparel before 2020…Last week, Benetton, which owns Sisley, Playlife and United Color of Benetton, agreed to join the Detox campaign. That agreement follows one by Uniqlo [part of Fast Retailing]…[I]nvestigations uncovered chemicals in clothing items bearing the labels of 14 international brands, which break down in water to form these same toxic, hormone-disrupting chemicals that pose a serious threat to human health and the environment...[also refers to Esprit, Levi’s, Mango, Zara (part of Inditex)]

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Related companies: Benetton Esprit Fast Retailing Inditex Levi Strauss Limited Brands Mango Uniqlo (part of Fast Retailing) Victoria's Secret (part of Limited Brands) Zara (part of Inditex)