Toxic Chemicals Found in Child Car Seats
Toxic chemicals have been found in over 90, 2011 model car seats for children. The research report on these toxic chemicals in children’s car seats was released by www.HealthyStuff.org, and ecology center. The chemicals that were tested for included bromine, chlorine, lead, and many other allergens and heavy metals.
Although over 60% contained at least one of the chemicals, on a happier note, some of the car seats were virtually free of most chemicals tested for. Most of us know that babies are most vulnerable to anything that could have an effect on them, as their bodies are in a critical state of development.
Children certainly should not stop sitting in car seats, this report is just informing consumers, which will hopefully lead to a reduction in harmful chemicals on the company’s part. In the mean time, take a look at the car seats which have been found to be the most toxic and least toxic.
Most Toxic 2011 Car Seats:
- Infant Seat: Graco Snugride 35 in Edgemont Red/Black & Graco SnugRide 30 in Asprey
- Convertible Seat: Britax Marathon 70 in Jet Set & Britax Marathon in Platinum
- Booster Seat: Recaro Pro Booster in Blue Opal & Recaro ProSPORT Toddler in Mist
Least Toxic 2011 Car Seats:
- Infant Seat: Chicco KeyFit 30 in Limonata, Graco Snugride 35 in Laguna Bay & Combi Shuttle 33 in Cranberry Noche
- Convertible Carseat: Graco Comfort Sport in Caleo, Graco MyRide 65 in Chandler and Streamer, Safety 1st OnSide Air in Clearwater, and Graco Nautilus Elite 3-in-1 in Gabe
- Booster Seat: Graco Turbo Booster in Anders
Mike is the co-founder, editor, and researcher behind Natural Society. Studying the work of top natural health activists, and writing special reports for top 10 alternative health websites, Mike has written hundreds of articles and pages on how to obtain optimum wellness through natural health.