I am posting this for a friend who is ordering a bed for her nursery.
She is worried about the building materials, and potential 'fumes'
given off if she does not use real, solid wood. I'm wondering if
there's any validity in this. Also, while on the subject, what
finishes/glue would be infant friendly?
There have been a number of studies that found potentially dangerous
levels of formaldehyde due to off-gassing from baby cribs.
California took a few manufacturers to court over excessive levels of
There are solid-wood cribs available, and non-off-gassing mattresses.
Preferably she should look for at mattress that doesn't have a vinyl cover.
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.