Originally designed for NASA airplane seats, memory foams are now being used by millions of people worldwide, especially those in need of a good night’s sleep.
In a nutshell, memory foam molds to the body in response to heat and pressure and evenly distributes your body weight. This property of a memory foam mattress makes it ideal for sleeping, yet it could also be one of its biggest disadvantage.
The Trouble with Offgassing
You might smell a particularly chemical-based odor as you bring home a new memory foam mattress. That’s because memory foam can produce an odd chemical smell, an event commonly called offgassing. This is because many memory foam mattresses contain numerous chemicals, like flame retardants, heavy metals, and formaldehyde. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2ij9G65