BFGoodrich Develops Formaldehyde Scavenger

BFGoodrichs Textile Performance Chemicals Division has developed Freetex® HFSE, an effective
formaldehyde scavenger for melamine-formaldehyde finishing systems.According to the company,
Freetex HFSE can reduce formaldehyde levels in product formulation and on the fabric itself.Tests
have indicated the formaldehyde levels can be reduced by 50 percent to as much as 90 percent,
depending on the fabric construction.

February 1999