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Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard Prompts Recall of Mattress Sets by Mattress World

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Hazard:
The mattress sets fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard and pose a fire hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
January 13, 2010
Units:
About 750

Recall Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2010
Release # 10-109
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 819-0725

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

Manufacturer Mattress World
Date of Manufacture May 29, 2009 through September 4, 2009
Prototype ID 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 mattressworld@live.com

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