Are polyester rugs safe for babies?
Then, are polyester rugs toxic?
Polyester is NO right off the bat, the chemicals and VOCs in the fiber and the backings are very high. The newer polypro rugs, especially the ones that are specifically low-VOC, are a lot better than polyester and many are now made from downscycled plastic pop bottles.
Accordingly, are polypropylene rugs safe for babies?
Flame retardant polypropylene rugs are safe for kids. Polypropylene is treated with chemicals to become stain resistant (except oil-based stains) and is less expensive than nylon.
Polyester is Easy Polyester rugs are affordable and very easy to maintain. Comparable materials are nylon and polypropylene. Polyester rugs are also great for the outdoors where they'll last year-round without much maintenance. These polyester rugs can look just as amazing as wool or cotton rugs.