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26/07/2021

Fundamentals of Phenolic Yellowing: Your Questions Answered

Phenolic Yellowing in garments occurs when certain conditions are present while fabrics or garments are being stored.

These are an alkaline finishing, nitrogen dioxide present in the air, and the presence of phenols, this is often from storage in polyethylene bags or film containing butylated hydroxyl toluene or similar compounds.

We recently conducted a webinar about how phenolic yellowing happens and how you test for it, which you can watch here.

Our attendees asked many interesting questions on this subject, and you can read the answers by clicking on the links below.

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