A common consumer complaint is that new memory foam beds and/or pillows have an unpleasant odor, sometimes accompanied by negative health effects. Most manufacturers recommend an off-gassing procedure before use. Two different USA-made contour pillows were tested by Prism Analytical to establish a baseline and then tested at 1 through 10 days to evaluate the effectiveness of the recommended off-gas period. Results revealed some interesting findings which may explain an odor contributor.
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