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Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard Prompts Recall of Mattresses by IKEA

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Hazard:
"The mattresses fail to meet the federal mandatory open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers."
Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
June 03, 2010
Units:
"About 1,900"

Recall Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 3, 2010
Release #10-256
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 966-4532

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: IKEA Sultan Heidal spring mattresses

Units: About 1,900

Distributor: IKEA Home Furnishings, of Conshohocken, Pa.

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

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves IKEA Sultan Heidal spring mattresses sold in sizes twin, full, queen and king. Mattresses included in this recall are date stamped 0725 through 1014 (YYWW). Sultan Heidal, supplier number and date stamp are located on a label attached to the mattress. Article and supplier numbers included in the recall are:

Mattress SizeArticle NumberSupplier Number
Twin 701-095-77 20520
Full 301-109-69
Queen 501-109-73
King 901-109-71

Sold exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide from June 2007 through April 2010 for between $500 and $1,000.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the mattresses and contact their local IKEA store for instructions on returning the mattress for a replacement of full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.ikea-usa.com

Picture of recalled mattress

Picture of label showing location of Supplier Code, Date of Manufacture, Model Name

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