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Serta International Recalls Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard

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Recall Date:
October 28, 2008

Recall Details

October 28, 2008
Release #09-025

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 55-SERTA

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 consumer product. 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: Serta Zipper-Covered Foam Core Mattresses

Units: About 6,100

Manufacturer: Serta International Mattress Co., of Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Hazard: The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled mattresses have a zipper cover over a foam core. The mattresses were sold in twin, full, queen, king and California king sizes. They were manufactured between November 30, 2007 and May 20, 2008. The mattress name, date of manufacture, model, and serial numbers are located on label attached to the mattress. Only specific serial numbers are included in the recall. The recalled mattresses are listed in the chart below.

Mattress NameModel NumberSerial Number
Serene Signature Zip 810098, 810298,
810198, 810598
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your serial number is included
in the recall.
Accord Zip 830098
Perpetual Zip 830298, 830498
Solara Zip 830798
Solara II Zip 830898
Compass Zip 830198, 831598
Bellbrook Zip 830398
Elysian Zip 830698
Allington Zip 831098
Araceli Zip 831498
Royce Select Zip 831698

Sold at: Mattress retailers nationwide from December 2007 through May 2008 for up to $2,500.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Serta to determine if their mattress is included in the recall, and if it is, to receive a free replacement mattress cover. Consumers can install the cover themselves or request free installation by a qualified repair technician.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Serta toll-free at (888) 55-SERTA between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Mattress

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Picture of Mattress Label Showing Serial Number (at top), Manufacturer (at right), Manufacturing Date (at right), Model Number (at right), and Product Name (at bottom)

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