How to Shop for a Mattress
If you’ve ever shopped for a mattress you’ve probably noticed that the mattress industry is complicated and confusing.
But did you know that most mattresses are made with petroleum based foam and treated with chemical flame retardants?
Those chemicals can off-gas into the air while you sleep and are linked to negative health outcomes like reproductive and behavioral problems and even cancer.
So how can you find a safe and non-toxic mattress?
Here are some things to look for:
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ZERO chemical flame retardants
Wool is a natural, chemical-free flame retardant
Natural & organic materials
Look for organic cotton, organic wool and organic latex
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No chemical adhesives
Only non-toxic adhesives and glues should be used to assemble mattresses
Look for certifications like GOTS, GOLS & MADESAFE
Skip the PVC vinyl and use safe EVA instead
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