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What are fire safety concerns for cotton vs synthetic bed clothes?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Different
Synthetic clothes of any type will melt when exposed to flame, be they bed clothes or anything else.
Natural fabrics tend to not burn as easily, particularly wool fabrics, which are very difficult to burn, if at all. Cotton will burn, but at least will not melt to the skin.

In brief: Different
Synthetic clothes of any type will melt when exposed to flame, be they bed clothes or anything else.
Natural fabrics tend to not burn as easily, particularly wool fabrics, which are very difficult to burn, if at all. Cotton will burn, but at least will not melt to the skin.
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Fire concerns
In addition to info provided by Dr. Hines - many synthetic materials can throw off toxic fumes when burned.

In brief: Fire concerns
In addition to info provided by Dr. Hines - many synthetic materials can throw off toxic fumes when burned.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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