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Naturepedic No Compromise Organic Cotton Ultra Traditional Baby Crib & Toddler Mattress creates a natural, healthy environment for your baby or toddler. Naturepedic mattresses are 100% free of materials typically used in conventional mattresses such as vinyl/PVC and polyurethane foam, which release questionable chemicals over time. These materials and toxic chemicals have been eliminated in the Naturepedic No-Compromise Organic Baby Crib Mattress.
Babies spend up to 70% of their early lives sleeping and playing on crib mattresses & their tiny bodies are especially susceptible to the harmful effect of synthetic fire retardants. This mattress has been tested for chemical emissions and certified by GreenGuard to meet their strict standards for babies & children.
Certified organic cotton filling is mother nature's finest material for a healthy and comfortable sleep. A crib mattress made with organic cotton promotes a healthy and toxic chemical-free sleeping environment for babies. Cotton is an ideal filling material because it is natural & renewable, unbleached, undyed, and grown without synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or chemical fertilizers. This mattress contains no wool or latex and features a dust mite barrier cover.
Naturepedic baby crib mattresses have a heavy-duty orthopedic innerspring and firm flat surface to provide ideal support in accordance with pediatrician and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) firmness recommendations. In addition, all models feature heavy-duty border rods that add strong side and edge support.
- GreenGuard certified
- SAFBaby.com Excellence Award winner
- 100% Certified Organic Cotton filling
- 252 Coils
- Wool & latex free
- Dust mite barrier cover
- Fits baby cribs & toddler beds (27.75" x 52" x 6")
- No animal derived ingredients
- No Vinyl/PVC
- No Polyurethane foam
- No PBDEs
- No Brominated or Chlorinated Fire Retardants
- No Antimony
- No PAN (polyacrylonitrile)
- No Modacrylic
- No Dimethyl Sulfate
- No Boric Acid
- No Respirable Crystaline Silica
- Made in the USA
- Optional Flat Mattress Protection Pads & Fitted Mattress Protection Pads available
Note: Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. Ships in the contiguous USA only
Naturepedic Organic Cotton Baby Crib Mattress Comparison Chart
|Ultra 252 Traditional
||Ultra 252 Seamless
||Ultra 252 Seamless 2 Stage|
|Dust Mite Barrier||Yes||Yes||Top & sides|
|Outer Surface||Organic Cotton Fabric||Food Grade Polyethylene||Food Grade Polyethylene|
|Trim||Traditional Binding||Seamless Waterproof Edges||Seamless Waterproof Edges|
|2 Stage Dual Firmness**||N/A||N/A||Yes|
|Innerspring||252 Coils||252 Coils||252 Coils|
|Filling Material||100% Organic
** Available in Traditional Single Firmness or Seamless Dual Firmness Design - Which is Better?
The seamless dual firmness design features heat sealed waterproof edges that prevent moisture or fluids from seeping into the mattress along the edge & provide a more hypoallergenically sealed construction. The Dual Firmness mattress is fitted with a slightly firmer infant side and a slightly softer toddler side. The Traditional Single Firmness has a binding or trim & has a very traditional mattress look. A single firmness crib mattress has the same firmness on both sides, which works for both infants and toddlers.
Naturepedic's All Natural Fire Protection:
Cotton does not burst into flames or release deadly fumes when ignited, unlike polyurethane foam. The Naturepedic exclusive fire protection system features a non toxic, naturally derived fire barrier system that is safe and effective. It meets and exceeds all Federal and State flammability standards without the use of potentially harmful chemicals.
The primary filling material used in nearly all crib mattresses today is polyurethane foam, a highly flammable substance because it is essentially a petroleum product. In fact, the National Association of State Fire Marshals refers to it as “solid gasoline.”
In order to prevent this hazard and pass Federal and State flammability standards, polyurethane foam has typically been treated or wrapped with harsh industrial fire retardant chemicals, which pose other health and toxicity issues. Some of these chemicals have already been associated with thyroid and liver damage, hyperactivity, and changes in motor behavior and other brain functions. These chemicals typically constituted 10-30% of the foam by weight and can easily become airborne. Natural organic cotton is a far superior filling material and is significantly less flammable than polyurethane foam.
Our exclusive fire protection system is based on the unique fire retardant properties of baking soda and hydrated silica bonded to cellulose fiber. Baking soda is a non toxic substance with excellent fire retardant properties. Baking soda is a non toxic substance with excellent fire retardant properties and can be found as a naturally occurring compound. Silica is a natural mineral that comprises about 60% of the earth’s crust. Clay, rocks, sand, etc. are all made primarily of silica. It is a major constituent of human tissue, bones, teeth, and is even available at health food stores as a food supplement. It is also a primary ingredient in natural toothpaste. The cellulose fiber used is derived primarily from eucalyptus and poplar trees and has a low carbon footprint. These materials provide the best way to meet fire regulations without the use of dangerous chemicals.
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