Do Flame Retardants Make Us Dimmer?

I bought a new king-sized mattress when I was in the second trimester of pregnancy, my husband and. As with any cotton mattresses sold in the U.S., ours have been addressed with a flame retardant containing polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and/or organohalogen substances (OHCs). Flame retardants are in pillows, airplane and car seats, drapes, rugs, and insulation. They’re in electronic gear, like TVs, plus in the dirt along with TVs. They’re in and breast milk. Just about all people have actually flame retardants moving through their veins.

Across the time that is same got my brand brand new mattress ( on which we tossed and switched in 3rd trimester), two astonishing studies had been posted from the outcomes of flame retardants on fetuses and small children.

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