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 was in fact addressed by having a flame retardant containing polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and/or organohalogen substances (OHCs). Flame retardants may also be in pillows, vehicle and airplane seats, drapes, rugs, and insulation. They’re in electronic gear, like TVs, as well as in the dirt along with TVs. They’re in and breast milk. The majority of humans have actually flame retardants moving through their veins. Continue reading