Tag: mattresses

Flame Retardants are Bad for Business Thanks to AB 2998

Some manufacturers of children’s products, including the foam interiors of mattresses and upholstered furniture, may have to reexamine their development strategies, now that Assembly Bill 2998 (Bloom) has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. Citing concerns over exposure to questionable chemicals, state lawmakers found that although the chemicals were not necessary for fire safety,…

Mattresses Made Simple

There have never been more options available to consumers in the market for a new mattress, but wading through so much information can make buying a mattress confusing and overwhelming. Prices range from surprisingly cheap to hard-to-believe expensive. There are different styles of construction, different thicknesses, different densities—foams and springs and air levels. And industry…

Put it on Your Reading List: The Winter 2017 Consumer Connection Magazine!

Happy holidays from the staff of the Consumer Connection magazine! The last issue for 2017 is filled with articles about everything from hormone replacement therapy to power poses, seniors and technology, football helmets, liquid cremation, and much more! Our cover story features the Bureau of Cannabis Control and the preparations it is making to begin…