Are baby mattresses toxic?



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    According to some, yes. Baby mattresses often contain several toxic components which, either in combination or separately, can poison babies who absorb these compounds either through inhalation or skin absorption.

    Typical toxic components in your average baby mattress include polyurethane foam, vinyl (PVC), phthalates, chemical fire retardants, and an extensive list of added industrial chemicals. The specific short and long-term effects of these individual components can be found detailed in the cited link below.

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