Flame Retardants in Non-Organic Mattresses

This piece from the Chicago Tribune does a good job at summing up the history, culprits, and health risks surrounding this issue. Fear fans flames for chemical makers

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NBC news reports on chemical fire retardants flammability test in mattresses instituted in 2007. Includes consumers and mattress plant workers testing positive medically for these flame retardant compounds in their blood stream.