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Nikwax Hydrophobic Down shows that the best available technology can be the most environmentally friendly

Nikwax Hydrophobic Down™

The safe, high performance, fluorocarbon free water resistant down fill for outdoor insulating clothing and gear.

Maintains insulation and reduces weight gain in cold and damp conditions.

Why Nikwax Hydrophobic Down?

It keeps you dry: Nikwax Hydrophobic Down resists wetting; maintaining the insulation properties and breathability of your down gear...

It keeps you warm: Outdoor gear using Nikwax Hydrophobic Down resists getting wet, so the loft and insulation properties of your gear are maintained and you stay warm...

It keeps you comfortable: When other down insulating gear fails, Nikwax Hydrophobic Down continues performing, keeping you comfortable for longer...

It keeps you safe: Nikwax Hydrophobic Down is treated with Nikwax Waterproofing which is water based, free of fluorocarbon chemicals and environmentally friendly...

Nikwax Hydrophobic Down in Action

The floating sleeping bag experiment. The Nikwax team headed out to Iceland to conduct an experiment specifically designed to demonstrate the waterproofing capabilities of Nikwax Hydrophobic Down*.

*Sleeping bags are not flotation devices of any sort, so please DO NOT try to replicate this experiment.

Leading outdoor brands use Nikwax Hydrophobic Down

Many leading outdoor clothing brands use Nikwax Hydrophobic Down, here are a selection: