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Can flame resistance wear off of my baby's clothes?

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Follow the laundry instructions to keep the retardant from washing away. This is one place where secondhand items may not be a good choice -- if they've been washed incorrectly they’re no longer effective.

From: How to Choose Baby Clothes WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on February 03, 2019

SOURCES: 

National Safety Council.

Sutter Health.

The Mayo Clinic.

The University of Michigan Health System. 

FDA.

Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on February 03, 2019

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