|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2010
Release # 10-109
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 819-0725
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard Prompts Recall of Mattress Sets by Mattress World
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Mattress Sets
Units: About 750
Manufacturer: Mattress World, of Dallas, Texas
Hazard: The mattress sets fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard and pose a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Mattress World renovated twin, full, queen and king mattress sets sold in blue floral, white floral and taupe floral. Only those with the following information on tags attached to the mattress and foundation (box spring) are included in this recall.
|Information on Mattress and Box Spring Tags
|Date of Manufacture
||May 29, 2009 through September 4, 2009
||MWQ or MWFOBXQ
Sold at: Various furniture stores in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas from May 2009 through September 2009 for between $35 and $105.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Mattress World to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Mattress World at (877) 819-0725 between 9 a.m and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or email the firm at email@example.com
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals - contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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