Flame Retardant-Free Furniture? These Companies Are Moving Toward Safer Products

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In January, we shared the news about the Center for Environmental Health’s landmark legal agreements that aim to end the use of harmful flame retardant chemicals in foam furniture and children’s products from Playtex, West Elm, and other leading companies.

Today, we’re giving you the information you need to protect your family and shop smarter:

  • Check out our chart (below) of all the products and brands that have agreed to remove flame retardants from their products, and the ones that have not.  Stay tuned to see progress reports for how each company is doing on eliminating these chemicals from their products.

DEFENDANT COMPANY
(brand, if different)

EXAMPLE
PRODUCT/BRAND

PROGRESS REPORT

Settled Defendants (companies have agreed to eliminate flame retardants)
Angeles Corporation

Angeles Replacement Compact Crib Mattress

Baby Delight, Inc.

Baby Delight Snuggle Nest Portable Infant Sleeper in Green Leaves

Belnick, Inc. (Flash Furniture)

Contemporary Kid’s Recliner with Cup Holder and Headrest in Black Vinyl

Britax Child Safety, Inc.

Britax Car Seat – Boulevard 70-G3 (Cavalier)

Childrens Factory, Inc.

The Children’s Factory Indestructible Folding Rest Mat in Red & Blue

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Combi USA, Inc.

Combi All-in-One Activity Walker in Black

Comfort Products, Inc. (Relaxzen)

Relaxzen 8-Motor Massage Recliner with Heat in Black

Contour Products, Inc.

Contour Back Wedge with Massage

Delta Enterprise Corp.

Delta Children’s Products Sweet Beginnings Bassinet Pad; Delta Glider Rocker with Ottoman in White/Warm Mist

Dex Products Inc. (Dexbaby)

Dexbaby Safe Lift Universal Crib Wedge; Exbaby Safety Changing Pad

Energizer Personal Care (Playtex)

Playtex Diaper Genie Smartchusion Changing Cushion

Foundations Worldwide (Foundations)

Foundations Professional Series Compact Crib Mattress

Peerless Products, Inc.

Peerless Plastgics KinderMat Rest Mat in Red & Blue

Stork Craft Manufacturing (Hampton)

Hampton Glider and Nursing Ottoman in Espresso

Victory Land Gorup, Inc. (Jaclyn Smith)

Jaclyn Smith Rocker Recliner in Chocolate Faux Leather

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (West Elm)

Tulip Leather Chair in Honey

Pending Settlements
American Furniture Manufacturing

American Furniture Harper Chair in Red

Century Furniture, LLC

Century Side Chair

Monarch Specialties, Inc.

Monarch Specialties Chenille Chair

Munchkin, Inc.

Munchkin Contour Foam Changing Pad

Sac Acquisition LLC

LoveSac 5 Series Sactionals Naked Base in Khaki

Shermag Inc.

Shermag Glider with Ottoman in Cherry Finish

Ongoing lawsuits
A Baby Inc.; Baby Doll Bedding, Inc.; Baby Doll Infants Wear Co., Inc.

Baby Doll Cradle Mattress

Acoustical Solutions, Inc.; Tecnifoam, Inc.

AlphaWedge Polyurethane Acoustical Foam in Beige

American Micro Industries, Inc.

SoundproofCow Convoluted Accoustic Foam Panel

Ameriwood Industries, Inc.

Mainstays Faux Leather Futon in Rich Black

Amini Innovation Corp.

AICO Cortina Round Cocktail Ottoman

Auralex Acoustics, Inc.

SonoLite Acoustical Absorption Panel in Black

Baby Age, Inc.

Today’s Kid Cozy Chair in Kiwi

Bexco Enterprises, Inc.; Quidsi, Inc. DaVinci Cradle Pad
Carpenter Company

Indulgence Supreme by Isotonic Twin Mattress Topper; Signature Collection Back Support Twin Mattress Topper

Comfort Research, LLC

Zeus Echo Gaming Video Rocker Chair

Dorel Asia Inc., Dorel Industries, Inc.; Dorel Juvenile Group, Inc.

Better Homes and Gardens Deluxe Recliner in Chocolate; Disney Safety 1st Music & Lights Walker in Pink – Hum Along with Pooh

Kinfine U.S.A., Inc.

Threshold Tufted Ottoman in Faux Leather

Kmart Corporation

Essential Home Black Leather Office Chair

LumiSource, LLC

LumiSource Mini Flower Ottoman in Pink & Green

Macy’s West Stores, Inc.; Man Wah USA, Inc.

Oliver Leather Power Recliner Chair in Chocolate

OfficeMax North America, Inc.True North America Inc. dba True Innovations LLC, True Designs, Inc.

Serta Ergonomic Leather Multifunction Manager’s Chair in Brown

Parts Express International, Inc.

Acoustic Sound Dampling Eggrate Foam

Radial Engineering Ltd.

Primacoustic W-Foam Primafoam UT Acoustic Foam

Sears, Roebuck and Co.

Madison Cupholder Futon in Black

Tower Products, Inc.

Markerfoam 54 x 54 x 52 Inch Thick Gray UL94 Acoustic Foam

Ali manages the website and coordinates the online communications of CEH. She works with the communications and development staff to create messaging strategies and public education content for CEH’s supporters and online audience. A Bay Area native, Ali attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received a B.A. in Sociology and Cultural Studies. This allowed her to live abroad in Argentina, where she studied Latin American history and learned valuable Spanish language skills. Ali is thrilled to be part of an organization that advocates for healthy communities so effectively.