In this informative blog post from Healthy Child Healthy World, writer Emily Lynne Ion discusses serious health risks associated with phthalates and other chemicals found in conventional mattresses. Read more...
Concerned about phthalates and PVC? We've combed though all the research to bring you the most relevant and helpful articles out there.
In brief, phthalates are a class of chemicals which can be found in vinyl (PVC) products and used as solvents in body care products. Phthalates have been found to disrupt the endocrine system, and have been linked by researchers to liver cancer and abnormalities in the reproductive system.