The iron, that relic of households past, is no longer required to look neat and freshly pressed. Why bother when retailers like Nordstrom offer crisp “wrinkle-free finish” dress shirts and  L. L. Bean sells chinos that are “great right out of the dryer.”
Though it is not obvious from the label, the antiwrinkle finish comes  from a resin that releases formaldehyde, the chemical that is usually  associated with embalming fluids or dissected frogs in biology class.

New York Times: Formaldehyde in Wrinkle-Free Clothes May Pose Skin Risks
(Not to mention style risks.)

The iron, that relic of households past, is no longer required to look neat and freshly pressed. Why bother when retailers like Nordstrom offer crisp “wrinkle-free finish” dress shirts and L. L. Bean sells chinos that are “great right out of the dryer.”

Though it is not obvious from the label, the antiwrinkle finish comes from a resin that releases formaldehyde, the chemical that is usually associated with embalming fluids or dissected frogs in biology class.

New York Times: Formaldehyde in Wrinkle-Free Clothes May Pose Skin Risks

(Not to mention style risks.)