V.O.C. Off Gassing Test Results From a Popular Brand Memory Foam Mattress

memfoamoffgas2 small 1,2,4- Methanoazulene, decahydro- Dodecane, 3-methyl 1,5,5,8a tetra methyl Heptylcyclohexane 1,2- Propanediol (Propylene glycol) Hexanal 1,4- Dioxane Hexasilxane, tetradecamethyl 1,6-Octadiene, 7 -methyl-3- (8CI9CI)* methylene (Myrcene) Limonene (Dipentene: 1-Methyl-4- 1-Butanol (N-Butyl alcohol) 1 methyllethyl cyclohexene) 1- Dodacene Longifolene 1- Hexanol, 2-ethyl Naphthalene 1-Propanol, 2-chloro* Naphthalene, decahydro-* 2- Butanol, 3-methyl Naphthalene, decahydro-2-methyl* 2-Pentanal, 2-methyl Pentasiloxane, dodecamethyl* 2-Propanol (Isopropanol) Phenol, 4-(1- methylpropYI)-* 2-Propanol, 1,3-diehloro- Pinene, a(2,6,6-Trimethyl- 2-Propanol, 1-(2-Dropenyloxy) bieyelor3.1.1 ]hept-2-ene) 2-Propanol, 1-[1-methyl-2(2- Pinene, p (6,6-Dimethyl-2-meth- propenyloxy) ethoxy* ylene bieyelo [3.1.1]heptane) Azulene, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-oetahydro- Propane,1,2,3-trichloro 1,4-dimethyl-7- 12.6(1- Propane, 1,2-dichloro methyllethyllidene) Propanoic acid,2,2-dimethyl-, 2- Benzaldehyde ethylhexyl ester* Benzene, 1,2,4-trimethyl Silane, trichloro…

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What is Off Gassing?

boy with gas mask large What is Mattress Off-Gassing? Most simply stated, off gassing is the evaporation of volatile chemicals. Polyurethane foam and flame retardants found in non organic mattresses off-gas and decompose over time. The typical mattress is soaked in a strange brew of fire retardant chemicals, formaldehyde, and other toxic glues, stains, and coatings, and stereotypically made from off gassing components like petroleum oil based polyurethane foam. These chemicals can release deadly carcinogenic gasses. Can You Smell Off-Gassing? Some of the deadliest off-gassing is due to fungus and bacteria…

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