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Chromium in fabrics

O Ecotextiles (and Two Sisters Ecotextiles)

In our ongoing series of looking at the different chemicals used in textile processing, we’re up to the C’s. This week’s topic is chromium. Chromium (Cr) exists in several forms, which are described by different numbers in parentheses. The most common forms are elemental chromium (0), chromium (III), and chromium (VI). Chromium (III) occurs naturally …

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