More than 1.2 billion pounds of highly flammable polyurethane foam is produced every year in the United States. “It is the cushioning material of choice in nearly all upholstered furniture and mattresses,” according to the Polyurethane Foam Association. “Underfoot, it is used as carpet cushion.”
More than 1.2 billion pounds of highly flammable polyurethane foam is produced every year in the United States. “It is the cushioning material of choice in nearly all upholstered furniture and mattresses,” according to the Polyurethane Foam Association. “Underfoot, it is used as carpet cushion.” Bigstock
More than 1.2 billion pounds of highly flammable polyurethane foam is produced every year in the United States. “It is the cushioning material of choice in nearly all upholstered furniture and mattresses,” according to the Polyurethane Foam Association. “Underfoot, it is used as carpet cushion.” Bigstock

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