How eco-friendly are Tempurpedic's mattress materials?
TempurPedic mattresses are not a great option if you're an eco-friendly shopper. Not only are TempurPedic mattresses a huge mold risk, they are also known toemit toxic fumes called VOC’S (Volatile Organic Compounds). The release of these compounds can lead to allergic reactions and also possible long-term health issues. One particularly toxic VOC released from tempurPedic mattresses is formaldehyde, which is known to be a carcinogen.
If you own one of these mattresses, it would be best to look into disposing of them and purchasing an organic mattress.