Won't a polyethylene mattress cover just trap all the gases, allowing them to build up with nowhere to evaporate?
I think your question is about use of a mattress cover on a newly purchased, conventionally made mattress?
- If that is the case, then yes, you are correct that the cover will likely help to prevent the mattress from off-gassing into your indoor air.
- This is actually a good thing because you don't want to be breathing that when you are sleeping!
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