3 Materials  To Avoid In  Sofas & Furniture

Did you know: Many sofas and sectionals can be off-gassing nasty chemicals into your home environment!

In fact, upholstered furniture is one of the primary sources of exposure to halogenated chemicals. Avoid these 3 things!



Stain Resistant Finishes Stain-resistant sprays are oftentimes made with forever chemicals or perfluorinated chemicals (PFAS, PFOA, PFOS, PFCs).



Flame Retardants Many pieces of furniture can off-gas, meaning they release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the air.



Polyurethane Foam Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are commonly found in sofa foam and may be linked to hormone disruption.

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