What is latex foam?
Latex is a naturally derived biodegradable product made from the sap of rubber trees. Latex foam can be natural, man-made, or a blend of the two. Latex foam is processed differently than other latex products, like balloons or gloves.
Why do people react to latex?
Latex allergy or hypersensitivity occurs when the body’s immune system reacts to proteins in natural rubber latex products. Proteins are found in every living organism. The proteins are what cause the body’s immune system to respond in order to protect the body.
How is latex foam different than latex rubber?
If latex foam is hypoallergenic, will it still cause allergies?
Our latex foam is hypoallergenic. It passes the prestigious Oeko-Tex Certification parameters and is also certified by the EuroLatex Eco-Standard.
Is latex foam used in adult mattresses?
Yes. Latex foam has been used for decades in mattresses. It is the fastest growing specialty mattress material in the U.S. due to its unique feel.
Why use latex foam in a crib mattress?
Our latex foam allows air to circulate keeping baby’s body cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.