What is causing the rashes that children are getting from a clothing manufacturer and where?

is the manufacturing plant most likely located? The government is warning parents about Carter's Inc. baby garments with tag-less labels (as in: no idea where they originated from) after about 400 babies who wore the clothing developed rashes on their backs. This reminded me of a furniture recall in France recently when it was discovered that the material that the imported chairs were covered with contained some sort of rash causing chemical.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The rash is most probably caused by formaldehyde, used to keep clothing pressed and new.

    They advise washing all new children's clothing twice before allowing them to wear it.

    I believe it comes from clothing made in China, usually sold at Kmart type retailers.

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