In this complicated world we live in, the materials used in mattresses are no exception. There are many good reasons why you just can’t say natural materials are good and manmade are bad. Most poisons, neurotoxins and allergens are virtually all natural! If you look at any material hard enough you will find pros and cons.
Did you know that there is up to 7kg of antimony trioxide, organophosphate, chlorinated alkanes and decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE) and other flame retardant chemicals contained in virtually every household mattress in Britain?
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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Let's start in the middle with a top quality pocket spring. We use a UK manufactured pocket sprung unit, the Leggett & Platt system, with "Active Support Technology®" for a luxurious but supportive sleep. To this we sew, by hand, extra thick layers of special ventilating cotton to allow for maximum air flow and comfort.