PFC Free Program

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For La Sportiva it is the main goal to go in the direction of not just simply try to use fabrics that are within the critical value of 1µg/m2, but to go in the direction of PFC-free fabrics for the apparel collection (no C6 and no C8 used).
As the first step in the direction of sustainability is to stop producing long lasting or endless waste. To discover more about La Sportiva Sustainability program please check the BlueSign section.

More on PFCs:
PFOA = Perfluorooctanoic acid
Other name: C8

Alternatives:
Polyester and Polyether polymer based membranes
Waterrepellent treatments on Polyurethan base