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As if periods aren't awful enough on their own, we have news that might make them worse - especially if you've come to love period underwear. A recently settled lawsuit claims that Thinx misrepresented its products as safe, sustainable, and free from harmful chemicals and nanoparticles. According to the lawsuit, third-party testing found that its menstruation underwear contains migratory nanoparticles and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (or PFAS), harmful chemicals that the CDC says are linked to fertility issues, environmental pollution, and certain cancers. Thinx has agreed to put $5 . . .

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