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.
Sleep has become a major problem during the Coronavirus. Unsurprisingly stress and rising levels of anxiety have upset many of our sleep patterns and given us all sleepless nights. Good quality sleep is so important in helping us cope with life and maintain a healthy body and mind.
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?