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Polyurethane Foam Might Just Be a Toxic Nightmare

Flexible polyurethane foam is ubiquitous in the mattress industry. But that doesn’t mean it’s without risks to your family’s health and the environment. Typically, foam is filled with fire retardant chemicals that have a range of health risks, and children are most vulnerable. Keep reading to find out if you should buy or avoid foam products for your family, and how to reduce exposure.

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