FABRICS FAQ : acronyms / abbreviations


Textile Acronyms begin with 'D'

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DOP

Dioctyl Phthalate - The most widely used plasticisers, primarily to make soft and flexible PVC for applications in the automotive, construction, textile, and medical industries. Can cause birth defects and cancer, based on animal test data.
CATEGORY : Green
SOURCE :     Chemicalland21.com

DOT

Department of Transportation Hazardous Material - Materials that have been designated by the DOT to pose an unreasonable risk to human health, safety and/or property when transported.
CATEGORY : Green
SOURCE :     ACT Glossary