Dean Brookstein talks about apparel safety on CNN’s Lou Dobbs Report

David Brookstein, dean of the School of Engineering and Textiles and director of the Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety, spoke about the safety of clothing and textile imports Nov. 23 on CNN’s Lou Dobbs Report.  Reporter Lisa Sylvester noted that Philadelphia University researchers are testing clothing imports clothing to see if they contain unacceptable levels of potentially toxic chemicals.  Brookstein said, “We haven’t paid nearly as much attention to this potential problem as we have with the toys and the food and, from my viewpoint, this will be the next big thing that hits the American consumer on the head.”

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