What is 3M Scotchgard™, does it contain PFOA/PFOS and how did Wolverine Worldwide use this solution?

  • Scotchgard™ has been used by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses for over 50 years.
  • Scotchgard™ has been produced by 3M since 1956 and is a water and stain repellant treatment used to protect fabrics, furniture and carpets.
  • Consumers have used Scotchgard™ as a spray-on fabric and carpet protector for decades.
  • Wolverine Worldwide used Scotchgard™ to provide water and stain repellant properties in some of its leathers beginning around the late 1950s and switched to a new formula introduced by Scotchgard™ around 2002.
  • Scotchgard™ contained PFOA/PFOS until 3M changed the formula around 2002.