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An Honest View on Polyester and Latex Mattresses

An Honest View on Polyester and Latex Mattresses

If you want to know more about whether a product is safe, be skeptical researching on the internet. Most so-called information pages will be manufacturers promoting their own products and often claim their competition uses unsafe materials.  This makes life confusing for the public trying to find out the truth. If you look hard enough and long enough, you will always find something to be concerned about.

I have worked 35 years in the mattress industry and have seen many different materials used in mattresses so I hope my impartial advice will help you understand a little more about whether you should buy Polyester, Latex or a combination of both.

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Natural and Organic Latex Mattresses - The Uncomfortable Truth

Natural and Organic Latex Mattresses - The Uncomfortable Truth
All Natural or Organic Latex and Memory Foam used in furniture is highly flammable. That is why the UK Furniture Fire Regulations clearly states that any Latex, which is classed as a foam, MUST be treated with fire retardant chemicals or contain graphite (making it grey in colour) to meet the safety standards.

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