During postpartum breastfeeding, choosing the right underwear is crucial for a woman’s health and comfort. Fabric selection is a key factor and cannot contain substances that are harmful to the body, such as PFAS.
What are PFAS？
PFAS, full name Perfluoroalkyl Substances (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances), is a class of chemical substances composed of perfluoroalkyl chains. They have many special chemical and physical properties, such as water resistance, oil resistance, high temperature resistance, corrosion resistance and so on.
1. Potential carcinogenicity: Studies have shown that some PFAS are associated with an increased risk of developing cancer. This includes liver cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, etc.
2. Effects on the reproductive system: Some studies have found that PFAS may interfere with hormonal balance in the human body, affecting fertility and sexual development. This can lead to reproductive problems, fertility disorders and precocious puberty.
3. Compromised immune system: PFAS may negatively affect the immune system, reducing the body’s resistance to disease and increasing the risk of infection and disease.
Therefore, in the manufacturing process of our breastfeeding underwear, we must resolutely eliminate such substances from our products.The choice of fabric for breastfeeding underwear is crucial because the fabric is in direct contact with the sensitive skin area of the woman’s breasts. Choosing high-quality, safe fabrics can reduce skin irritation, provide a comfortable wearing experience, and maximize the protection of a woman’s health.
At the same time, it is also necessary to eliminate the existence of fabrics that are harmful to human health
1.Heavy metals: Certain heavy metals, such as lead and mercury, are potentially toxic. These substances may be used as impurities in fabric dyes or toners. Ingestion of heavy metals causes potential harm to human health, therefore, in the fabric selection of breastfeeding underwear, it is necessary to ensure that the fabric does not contain heavy metals.
2.Dyes and chemicals: Dyes and other treatment agents may contain harmful chemicals for skin sensitivity and allergic reactions, such as nitrosamines and anilines. Avoiding these harmful substances can reduce the risk of allergies and skin inflammation.
Most of our fabric choices are based on some organic cotton and natural fabrics, organic cotton is a high-quality, natural and pesticide free fabric choice. In addition, natural fibers such as silk and bamboo fibers are also safe choices.We also have fabric certification and labeling.
The Oeko-Tex Standard 100, can be used to verify that fabrics meet environmental and harmless standards. By paying attention to these certification labels, we can help consumers make the right choices.