2012-13 Officers and Board
Specialty Sleep Association Launches Environmental
NCBI Teams with Specialty Sleep
Jones Fiber's Oliver Elected to SSA Green
Leigh Fibers, Inc. Introduces a New Fire-Retardant
Shoddy for Automotive Suppliers.
Batting's Test Results Reinforce Market Position
Tests Show Exposure to Boric Acid as Fire Retardant Well Below EPA Threshold
it comes to comfort, durability, economy and environmental
sustainability, cotton batting is the natural choice for manufacturers
of today’s high-tech mattresses.
Unlike man-made materials, cotton is both
renewable and biodegradable. That means that cotton batting is safe for
people and the environment over time, criteria necessary for sustainable
Fire retardant cotton batting treated
with boric acid has been used successfully as an interior component in
mattresses for more than 35 years and has proven to be a safe process.
Read more about
Batting . . . Naturally Green.
Batting: The Natural
Safe, natural, renewable, environmentally friendly.
What to Know about Cotton Batting
Have a question about cotton batting? Frequently asked questions are answered here.
Is Boric Acid?
Boric acid, also known as boracic acid or orthoboric acid, is a
naturally occurring compound containing the elements boron,
oxygen, and hydrogen (H3BO3). In nature,
element boron does not exist by itself. Boron is combined with
other common elements, such as sodium to make salts like borax
and with oxygen to make boric acid.
National Cotton Batting Institute
A membership committed to quality, performance and