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.
When buying a mattress for an existing bed, cot or crib it is essential to carefully measure the bed to make sure it is a standard size. Our mattress size guide lists the standard adult mattress sizing which cover mattresses, toppers, beds and bed bases.
An update on our work with the OPSS (Office for Product Safety and Standards) and the Department of Business (BEIS).