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Is a rayon acetate blend blanket safe for babies?

Both acetate and rayon are made from natural materials mixed with chemicals. I have no reason to believe that any of the chemicals remain in the material at the end of processing, nor have I heard of any reports that it could be dangerous for babies to chew on such a blanket. These materials are not on my list of known top toxics.

Debra :-)


This answer was provided by our friend, Debra Lynn Dadd. Hailed as "The Queen of Green" by the New York Times, Debra Lynn Dadd has been a pioneering consumer advocate since 1982, specializing in products and lifestyle choices that are safer for human health and the environment. She is the author of Home Safe Home.

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