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Old 11-10-2011, 03:27 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Where can I get pajama's that aren't treated with the fire retardant chemicals with out spending a lot of money?

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Target has 2 packs of Carter's cotton pj's (for smaller sizes . . . 5 and under) or cotton long johns.  Those are the best priced ones I've found.  Old navy isn't bad either, and has lots of sizes.  Costco too.

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The Children's Place sells some nice all cotton pjs that aren't treated.


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Does anyone know if the flame retardant chemicals wash out after many washings?  If so I'd say the way to go is to buy them used.


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You can even get cotton tshirts and sweats anywhere to use.  They're comfy and not treated.

 

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Tight fitting cotton pajamas usually aren't treated with chemicals.

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Old Navy.

 

And yes, I've heard buying loose pajamas used is a good approach too, but it's hard to know how used they are.  (I end up washing them 3 or 4 times first anyway to get residual detergent out because of sensitive skin issues in our house.)


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I like Old Navy's pajamas as well. Aside from retardant not being on my list of favorite things, we have stink issues with any jammies made from synthetics.

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Costco usually has a good assortment of organic cotton jammies for boys and girls. Also, if you look at labels and it says "wear snug fitting, not fire resistant" then I think you are good to go.


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Some tight-fitting cotton pjs are in fact treated with chemical fire retardants so if you really care, it is worth confirming with the manufacturer.

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