Nike reveals more on cleaner chemicals

April 23, 2021 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

Sportswear giant Nike has revealed more about its plans to replace 10 priority chemistries with ‘cleaner’ alternatives by 2025.

The company recently outlined the ambition in its FY20 Impact Report, entitled 'Breaking Barriers', but did not give further details.

Nike has now confirmed that the 10 chemistries are PFASs; dimethyl formamide (DMFA); dicumyl peroxide (DCP); zinc pyrithione (antimicrobial); bisphenols; formamide; formaldehyde; NPEOs; neoprene; and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

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