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PFAS-free waterproofing for outdoor gear

Specialist in aftercare solutions and high performing waterproof down fills.

4th October 2023

Innovation in Textiles
|Wadhurst, United Kingdom


With recent legislation banning PFAS chemicals in the production of consumer goods – including outerwear in key markets – brands are seeking alternatives.

With over 45 years of expertise in making PFAS-free, high-performance waterproofing and cleaning products, Nikwax, headquartered in Wadhurst, UK, has solutions to help brands during this transition.

“远离pfa的化学物质in the manufacturing process, care is more important than ever to ensure a great customer experience,” says Brian Davidson, global CEO of Nikwax. “We have been perfecting PFAS-free waterproofing solutions for over four decades, and we are pleased to be able to offer our partners and their customers products to keep their gear performing at its best for longer.”

In addition to aftercare, Nikwax produces high-performance industrial solutions for brands. Nikwax Hydrophobic Down + (NHD+) and Nikwax Hydrophobic Down Recycled (NHD Recycled) are said to be the highest performing waterproof down fills on the market, while also being PFAS-free. Both are designed for lasting performance with Nikwax aftercare products and benefit all wearers, from casual day-to-day users to extreme mountaineers.

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