Just like food, pesticides, herbicides, and other chemicals are in fabrics, including your bath towels. These chemicals typically don’t wash out, which means they can remain on the surface and inside the fibers in your towels and sheets. And they can off-gas vapors and release microscopic particles with use, putting you at risk of absorbing them through your skin or inhaling them as you sleep.
You can read more about the dangers here.
When we moved into the new place, I decided to ditch the chemically-laden fabrics for the best towels I’ve ever bought. We’ve had them for 6 months and like new. Dry really fast. Exfoliate and no chemicals!!