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Can You Recommend Safe Yarn and Toy Stuffing?

QUESTION:

Can you tell me if there is any safe yarn {and stuffing} for knitted children's garments and toys?

ANSWER:

There are many safe organic natural fiber yarns. Some of them are listed at DEBRA'S LIST, but you can also search online for "organic yarn," "cotton yarn," etc.
You can use organic cotton or wool batting for stuffing material.

It's important to use organic natural fiber yarns and stuffing because pesticide residues are NOT removed during processing, as they are when fiber is processed into fabric.

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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