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Crib Mattresses That Provide a Secure & Clean Place for Your Baby To Sleep

All of us parents want a secure and clean place for our baby to sleep, but how knowledgeable are we about our baby’s crib mattress? It can be confusing to know exactly what is in your baby’s crib mattress and that is why Kolcraft always lists our certifications on our crib mattresses. Today we wanted to take a closer look with you at our CERTIPUR-US® certified Soybean Foam.

We utilize high-density soybean foam that has been tested for indoor air quality, durability and content including, but not limited to the following:

  • Indoor emissions and air quality
  • Phthalates
  • Mercury, lead and other heavy metals
  • Formaldehyde
  • Methylene chloride
  • PBDE’s

What is soybean foam?
Soybean-based foam is more of an Earth-friendly foam than conventional foams. By using a percentage of natural soybean oils to create the foam, less petroleum and crude oils are needed.

What are the benefits of using soybean-enhanced foam in a crib mattress?

1. Environmentally friendly: Soybean-enhanced foam has a smaller carbon footprint because soybeans are a natural and renewable resource that farmers can grow year round. Instead of drilling for oils or shipping petroleum from overseas, locally grown soybean oils can be used. There is a decrease in energy consumed to make the product and a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

2. Economical: The soybeans used in the foam are grown in the USA, supporting the American farmer, and depending less on foreign oils to create durable foams. Soybeans are the USA’s second largest exported crop, second only to corn. Technology such as this help increase demand, planting, and incentives for farmers to grow soybeans.

3. Durable: Soybean-based foams are high-density and firm to support sleeping infants. Soybean-based foams offer:

  1. Reduced sagging
  2. Improved durability and lifespan
  3. Comfortable sleeping environment

What are people saying about soybean-enhanced foam? Soybean foam has won prestigious innovation awards from environmental groups, including the EPA and engineering groups, including the Society of Plastics Engineers and the Alliance for the Polyurethane Industry. azfdgadf

Kolcraft is proud to be the #1 crib mattress manufacturer in the USA. With a crib mattress manufactured by Kolcraft, you can be sure your baby is getting the best sleep possible.


Posted January 20, 2011

by MichelleH

14 Comments

14 Responses

  1. Jamie says:

    A good crib mattress is a must have! So is the Wally Wonderbug!! I entered to win the Kolcraft Wally Wonderbug Giveaway @ Familylicious Reviews! Stop by and enter at http://familylicious.com/

  2. LissaL says:

    Very informative post. So much has changed over the years and it is nice to know that Kolcraft still cares about the kids:) I also entered to win the Kolcraft Wally Wonderbug Giveaway @ Familylicious Reviews however been a fan of yours forever:)

  3. LissaL says:

    I follow @Kolcraft on twitter

  4. Allison McGrady says:

    I entered to win the Kolcraft Wally Wonderbug Giveaway @ Familylicious Reviews! Stop by and enter at http://familylicious.com/

  5. susanlanai says:

    I appreciate all of the information. We had a hard time finding a crib mattress and it really helps to know more about it. Thank you!

  6. MichelleH says:

    You are very welcome Susan!

  7. SHAYNA says:

    I AM PREGNANT W/MY FIRST CHILD AND FINDING THE BEST, SAFEST AND MOST EFFICIENT BABY GEAR IS MY FIRST PRIORITY :)

  8. Wendy says:

    I never even thought about what my children’s mattresses were made of. Sorta scary! Thanks for this post… knowledge is power and I’m all about power!

  9. MichelleH says:

    Our pleasure Wendy!

  10. MichelleH says:

    Congrats on your first pregnancy Shayna! If there is any way we can help you with you baby product questions, please let us know!
    Thanks for being a fan.

  11. Kristy says:

    I love the soybean models, they seem to be doing really well with all their benefits. Time for another baby so I can buy one :)

  12. MichelleH says:

    Kristy,
    Thanks. We love our soybean crib mattresses. We will be here ready to help with baby products when you have another baby. :)

  13. Jamall says:

    I completely understand your concerns about buying Mattresses that are safe for your baby. Having piece of mind with a mattress can’t hurt. My friend and his wife are going to be looking for a baby mattress soon so I will definitely let them know about these soybean models, they sound top notch. I usually do all of my mattress shopping at Sleepy’s, good price and great selection. You shared some great insider knowledge with me so I thought I would share my mattress buying secrets with you! Thanks for the informative post and I hope this information finds you well.

  14. MichelleH says:

    Thank you Jamall

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