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PATCH Bamboo Bandages are PFAS free

PATCH Bamboo Bandages are PFAS free

Recent new articles have shed light on concerns of PFAS being used in first-aid products such as bandages. Mamavation used an EPA-certified laboratory to independently test for indications of PFAS in 40 bandages and found 26 to contain organic fluorine which is an indicator of forever chemicals known as PFAS.   As part of this testing our Patch Bamboo Bandages for Kids with Coconut Oil were included and were found to be non-detect for organic fluorine on both the absorbent pad and sticky flaps of the bandages.

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Microplastic and Healing Ourselves and the Planet

Microplastic and Healing Ourselves and the Planet

Remember the sea horse swimming with a discarded cotton bud? The photograph was captured by Justin Hofman snorkeling along the reef near Sumbawa Besar, Indonesia and illustrates the shocking extent of pollution in our oceans. Or the sea turtle, who all too often confuses floating plastic for jellyfish or algae. Unfortunately, research suggests that 52% of the world’s turtles have eaten plastic waste at one time or another, some in alarming quantities according to a University of Tokyo study.  So why would we think the impact of plastic waste is confined to the wildlife on our shores.  Recent studies show...

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PATCH = Lab Tested and Proven

PATCH = Lab Tested and Proven

PATCH was designed specifically for sensitive skin. Created for our own children and their needs, it's why we're so passionate about making sure that people across the planet have access to safe and conscious wound care, that doesn't cost the earth.   Want to know more specifics about performance on skin? We recently organised a test group study by Eurofins Laboratories, with the following process and outcome:  In January 2022, a group of subjects were collected - all known to have allergic reactions / skin sensitivities They were given PATCH Bamboo adhesives and their skin reaction was observed  In technical terms this was referred to as:SKIN...

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WHAT WE'RE MADE OF

WHAT WE'RE MADE OF

PATCH bamboo strips are the most natural approach to wound care. Why are we different? We've made them with non-toxic organic bamboo fibre, (which is one of the fastest growing, renewable resources on the planet) and added the natural goodness of coconut oil, aloe vera and activated charcoal.     BAMBOO Not only is it super soft and breathable, it’s also one of the most sustainable materials to produce, which we think is pretty neat.Organic bamboo fibre contains a range of compounds that provide antioxidant, skin-soothing and astringent properties and relief.   COCONUT OIL Coconut oil works at reducing inflammation and keeping the...

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