Maxim Tampons are made with 100% Certified Organic Chlorine Free Cotton to keep you feeling Soft, Safe and Natural! What looks like Cotton in other tampons is not always 100% Cotton. It is usually a blend of Synthetics, like rayon and viscose that are bleached with chlorine. Maxim products are made with 100% organic and natural chlorine free cotton to help reduce the risk of irritation, minimize the body's exposure to chemicals and feel softer. They are also better for the environment because cotton's a more renewable resource.