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Citing dangers to workers, Target Corp. to stop selling sand-blasted jeans

Published 02/29/2012, St. Paul Pioneer Press

Giving blue jeans a distressed or lived-in look is quite popular, but the mechanical process of blasting sand on denim "contaminates the air workers breathe and can lead to an incurable lung disease called silicosis," Target said on its corporate blog.

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