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Children’s Nap Mats at Preschool

Question from Mathew   Does pu leather pose the same risks as PU foam? Is PET (PE) foam generally safer than PU foam? I work at a preschool where all the mats are 100% Polyurethane foam. I want to find safe and viable alternatives. I’ve just started learning...

Candles

Question from Madelyn   Hi Lisa! I have some questions about the toxicity of burning candles. My husband and I completely revamped our lifestyle a few years ago to a more healthy and non toxic life. We are very careful with what we buy and or bring into our home,...

Dresser

Question from Sheryl   Have you found any affordable unfinished wood dressers that are not made with toxic materials? Thanks!   Lisa’s Answer   You can check out Debra’s List for safe furniture brands.  One of those listed is Unfinished Furniture...

Styrene Butadiene Latex Toxicity

Question from Viki   Having trouble finding information, I am able to understand, on the toxicity of latex mattresses made with blended [synthetic 60%/30% natural}latex. Most of what is available on line is connected to businesses selling competing products and...

Spandex

Question from Nikki   If an item that uses organic cotton is blended with 5% spandex is it considered fairly safe? I am trying to get natural products for my baby but some things are very hard for me to find without a small percent blend. I’m very limited it...

Covering Lead Cords with Washi Tape

Question from Mary   I have seen several discussions on this site about the lead in cords.  Would covering them in washi tape be a good idea to reduce lead exposure?  Are there any concerns with washi tape? Or what about painter’s tape?   Lisa’s Answer...

Cover for Cochlear Implant Cords

Question from Miriam   My daughter wears cochlear implants, which have cables that connect the magnet to the processor.  Her audiologist kindly gave us some covers to strengthen then and keep them from kinking up but when I asked the Etsy vendor about them, she...

No-VOC Exercise Equipment

Question from Greg   Any recommendations on no-Voc home exercise equipment?  Looking for options from stationary bicycle to resistance bands. -Here is an example of resistance bands :https://smarterlifeproducts.com/products/smartsport-resistance-tube-bands -Home...

Organization

Question from Stefany   At the moment I can not afford real wood drawers or cabinets. Would metal drawer organizers be non toxic? I want to buy some down below for clothes and kitchen/pantry as well....

Cowhide Rug

Question from Stacey   I’m wondering if cowhide rugs are toxic, or if the end product is toxic to touch. I am aware that the tannins used in the process of leather-making are toxic, so I avoid leather furniture. Would a cowhide rug be safe for my home?...

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