Originally Posted by mamafish9
OK, I found that one - it looks fine, actually - if the wool is thick enough, then it could be OK. You'll want to call to confirm if you can, but it sounds good. (And I hear you on the spitting nails part - as I was bed shopping, I called around, and most of the "organic" mattresses have something unpleasant in them!! The deal is, the bed has to pass a test where you hold an open blowtorch flame on it for 8 seconds, and that's really hard to do without chemicals.
Here's what they said:
Thank you for contacting us. There are no chemical cleansers, preservatives, or fire retardants used on any of our adult or crib mattresses. There is no antimony in our mattresses or any of the following in the organic bedding we sell.
Borate Based Products (Boric Acid H3BO3)
Cationic Surfactant dimethylformamide (DMF)
HBCD, or Hexa-Bromo-Cyclo-Dodecane
PBDE- Polybrominated Diphenylether Outlawed
Diethyl Phthalate & PCBE
Styrene a.k.a. Vinyl Benzene Styrene Butadine, a.k.a. Butyl Rubber:
brominated (bromobutyl) chlorinated (chlorobutyl)
Vanillin (Dimethyl Sulfate)
Tributyltin Maleate (TBT)
Vinyl Chloride (Polyclorinate Biphenyl)
Hope this information helps.