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What is "Chlorine Retention" - Definition & Explanation

Some resin treatments or finishes given cotton, rayon, nylon, or blended fabrics, may cause goods to retain varying amounts of chlorine when laundered or bleached with chlorine.
Some resin treatments or finishes given cotton, rayon, nylon or blended fabrics, may cause goods to retain varying amounts of chlorine when laundered or bleached with chlorine. his can cause discoloration or degradation of the fabric and should be avoided with cautionary labeling.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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