Wool from 60s, 70s, and 80s and chemical safety

Asked August 2, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT

I am looking at 100% wool army surplus pants from West Germany, Sweden, and France, and also New Zealand 80% wool, 20% nylon shirts from the 80s. Being army surplus, wool is actually affordable! My concern is that, being from the 1900s, and especially from foreign countries, the wool was treated or dyed with harmful chemicals and metals.

I would appreciate it if anyone could help me know if the pants or the shirt; either are likely safe. I am in a bit of a hurry to know. thank you!

Missaukee County Michigan

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