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Surely my pillow is chemical free and vegan friendly?

Surely my pillow is chemical free and vegan friendly?
Despite hollowfibre being made from polyester, which is inherently fire retardant without any chemical treatment, UK manufacturers are choosing to use additional materials and treatments which results in the use of FR chemicals. Silicone is frequently applied to the hollowfibre to allow the pillow to be washed and increase its longevity. This sounds fantastic in principle, until you realise that silicone itself is incredibly flammable, therefore they treat the entire pillow contents and cover with fire retardant chemicals to keep you “safe” from fire risk.

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