Tag: Fire Retardants

The EPA Lists The Chemicals That Are In Our Environment And Dangerous To Our Children

The EPA Lists The Chemicals That Are In Our Environment And Dangerous To Our Children

Our children are surrounded by toxic pollutants, but if we know where they are hiding and we stay away from them the best we can, we can make a positive difference in their overall health and well-being.  This information is so important because our baby’s systems are still developing and chemicals that hide in foods, [...]

March 17, 2011 | 2 Comments More
HABA’s Pulling Toy Cotti Puts A Smile On These Kid’s Faces

HABA’s Pulling Toy Cotti Puts A Smile On These Kid’s Faces

Today, the Pulling Toy Cotti wins one of the most prestigious Awards available for children’s products today!  The MACT Excellence Award is not easily won, so we are happy to rave about this HABA toy today. The Pulling Toy Cotti comes from a brand new line of eco-friendly plush baby and toddler toys from HABA [...]

March 14, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Safe and Non-toxic Organic Nap Mat by Sewn Natural: PVC-Free and Fire Retardant-Free

Safe and Non-toxic Organic Nap Mat by Sewn Natural: PVC-Free and Fire Retardant-Free

Nap mats are designed to keep our precious children cozy during quiet nap times in day care, preschool and kindergarten.  They are not suppose to be a toxic breathing space that may affect the long term health of their brain, nervous system, respiratory systems and (oh yeah) endocrine systems. When I started looking for a [...]

May 13, 2010 | 1 Comment More
12 Things Your Child Should Avoid

12 Things Your Child Should Avoid

It can be overwhelming when you begin to learn about all the toxins that surround your child on a daily basis.   We truly believe that making a few small changes will make a profound impact on the short AND long term health and well being of our babies and kids. If you are looking [...]

January 4, 2010 | 8 Comments More
Introducing SAFbaby.com’s Newest Seal Of Approval- Our Green Seal

Introducing SAFbaby.com’s Newest Seal Of Approval- Our Green Seal

We are so proud to announce our newest Seal Of Approval, our original GREEN AWARD!   This seal awards products with unsurpassed standards when it comes to being non-toxic and kind to the planet. Now we have 2 seal of approvals available for parents to look for.  When you see these seals, you can trust [...]

August 24, 2009 | 2 Comments More
This SPF Sun Hat for Kids and Adults Tops The Rest!

This SPF Sun Hat for Kids and Adults Tops The Rest!

This Play Hat from Sunday Afternoons is just about the coolest invention in an SPF hat for children that we’ve seen! When it comes to sun protection clothing, it is nice to know what to look for.  This Sun Hat carries a 50+ UPF!  If a garment has a UPF factor (Ultra Violet Protection Factor) [...]

June 15, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Organic Swaddle Blankets by Solana Baby Wear: Non-toxic Dyes and Formaldehyde-free

Organic Swaddle Blankets by Solana Baby Wear: Non-toxic Dyes and Formaldehyde-free

I didn’t know anything about swaddling when I had my first baby, but after watching the Happiest Baby on the Block and trying it out, swaddling our little girl was the easiest way to get her to sleep peacefully.  Not to mention, swaddling can help relieve colic and helps an infant to feel safe, as [...]

May 2, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Natural Mat’s Organic Cotton and Natural Latex Mattress:  The Coco Mat

Natural Mat’s Organic Cotton and Natural Latex Mattress: The Coco Mat

Natural Mat is a respectable mattress company that passes strict US Fire Retardants standards without any use of toxic fire retardants. Right on!  This is not easy to find.  (Please beware of the “organic” label on mattresses unless you really know what you are looking for.) Natural Mat is truly a safe, non-toxic, chemical-free crib [...]

March 27, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Naturepedic’s Organic Cotton Mattress: Wool Free and Latex Free

Naturepedic’s Organic Cotton Mattress: Wool Free and Latex Free

What’s special and convenient about Naturpedic’s organic mattress for babies and children is that they have a 2-in-1 crib and twin mattress. This versatile 2 in 1 Organic Cotton Ultra is waterproof on one side, perfect for infants and bed wetters,(because an accident with potty training toddlers is bound to happen) while the quilted side [...]

March 26, 2009 | 2 Comments More
Non-toxic Crib Mattress: Organic doesn’t mean safer!

Non-toxic Crib Mattress: Organic doesn’t mean safer!

Knowing now the dangers of fire retardant to our children, the thought of having my baby face down, or even face up, on a product that is riddled with these dangerous chemicals is frightening. It is also unsettling to think that a mattress can be labeled “organic”, and STILL contain toxic hormone, reproductive, and neurological-disrupting [...]

March 25, 2009 | 7 Comments More
Part 2: Tips To Keep Toxic Fire Retardant Chemicals Out Of Our Kids Bodies

Part 2: Tips To Keep Toxic Fire Retardant Chemicals Out Of Our Kids Bodies

If you happened to miss our previous post regarding the dangers of toxic fire retardant chemicals to our babies and children, and where these chemicals are hiding, please read that first.  It is quite eye-opening to say the least! Unfortunately, it is impossible to rid ourselves completely from toxic flame retardants.   They hide everywhere [...]

March 18, 2009 | 3 Comments More
US Children Polluted With Toxic Fire Retardants:  Part 1

US Children Polluted With Toxic Fire Retardants: Part 1

Did you know that everyday baby and children’s products can contain high amounts of toxic fire retardants? These flame retardants have been shown to cause serious health disorders including endocrine disruption, cancer, birth defects, hormone disruption, reproductive and neurological disorders and learning disabilities such as ADHD, mental retardation, and hyperactivity. Disturbingly enough, chemical fire retardants [...]

March 16, 2009 | 4 Comments More
Imagination Thrives Inside This Fire-Retardant-Free & PVC-Free Play Tent

Imagination Thrives Inside This Fire-Retardant-Free & PVC-Free Play Tent

SafBaby searched for quite some time before we found a play tent free of fire retardant and PVC for our kids.  We literally asked numerous manufacturers if their tent had fire retardants on them.  The crazy thing was, they would be smiling from ear to ear as they answered our question with a “yes.” That was until [...]

December 14, 2008 | 9 Comments More
Safe, Non-toxic and Environmentally Friendly Christmas Trees

Safe, Non-toxic and Environmentally Friendly Christmas Trees

I remember last Christmas. My baby girl was way more into the wrapping paper and the boxes than she was any of her gifts. And I had a blast sticking bows on her head, and giving her a gypsy-like headband of ribbon. Oh, did we get some great photos of that ‘first Christmas’. Last year [...]

November 28, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Bring Magic Into Your Child’s Room With Sarah’s Silks™ Canopies

Bring Magic Into Your Child’s Room With Sarah’s Silks™ Canopies

When I took our Sarah’s Silks Canopies out of the box I was surprisingly impressed! I knew I was going to like this beautiful silk dream space, but I really didn’t think I would be this blown away. The feel of the fabrics, and the detail in the little silk seahorse and starfish put a [...]

November 26, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Helping To Make Safe Toy Shopping Easier This Christmas

Helping To Make Safe Toy Shopping Easier This Christmas

“I’m writing about the challenge of finding safe toys for Christmas. Have you found it’s any easier to find safe toys, now that Congress passed the CPSC law? It doesn’t take effect until February, so I’m wondering if parents can shop with confidence, or if they still have to be careful, checking out each individual [...]

November 17, 2008 | 2 Comments More
A Simple Baby Wrap With Many Benefits

A Simple Baby Wrap With Many Benefits

It’s Babywearing week (Nov 12-18) and we thought it would be perfect timing to highlight the Moby™ Baby Wrap, especially since there are so many benefits to wearing your baby. At first I was a little overwhelmed when I took my wrap out of the cotton bag: 5.5 meters of soft stretch cotton cloth. What [...]

November 14, 2008 | 4 Comments More
Watch This And You’ll Never Shop The Same!

Watch This And You’ll Never Shop The Same!

We just had to share “The Story of Stuff” by Annie Leonard with you! EVERYBODY should see this! Especially as a parent, we consume more than anybody else. Disposable diapers, wipes, toys…. all this creates tons of waste. Watching “The Story of Stuff” made us think. Do we really need all that stuff? Where does [...]

September 10, 2008 | 1 Comment More

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