Can clothing cause cancer?

Twitter is blowing up over a warning label on $34 swimsuit. The State of California requires that cancer warning labels are placed on everything from alcohol, coffee and now apparently, clothes from Fashion Nova.


Twitter user @Aziaani posted a photo on Twitter of the new neon green bathing suit from the

online merchant. Twitter had reactions to the information that 2018's most googled fashion brand used substances in clothes that are "known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, and other reproductive harm" according to a label sewn into a number of the garments. In the State of California, cancer warning tag are everywhere. A new study reveals women could be diagnosed years later than men for the same disease.


She asked her followers, "Did y’all know this tag is in Fashion Nova swimsuits?" Her post has been retweeted over 7,000 times, and the tweet has been liked by more than 11,000 people. The warning label says, "This product can expose you to Di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, lead and cadmium," which are compounds linked to deteriorating male reproductive health, as stated by the National Library of Medicine.

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