American Mattress Manufacturing Recalls Renovated Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
Name of Product:
Mattresses and mattresses with foundations
The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
December 13, 2012
This recall involves American Mattress Manufacturing's renovated (rebuilt) twin, full, queen and king-size mattresses, and mattresses with built-in Bunkie boards. The used mattresses were stripped to the springs and rebuilt by American Mattress Manufacturing in a variety of fabrics and colors. The recalled mattresses have a yellow tag with "American Mattress Mfg. Co., 1899 Metropolitan Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30315." Rebuilt mattresses with a federal tag, indicating they meet the federal mattress flammability standard, are not included in this recall.
Consumers should immediately contact American Mattress Manufacturing and arrange to have the recalled mattress sets picked up, rebuilt to be compliant with the federal flammability standards and returned to the consumer.
Bren-Wil Mattress Wholesale, Millbrook, Ala.; A&R Furniture, Macon, Ga.; Ahnn's Mattress, Hampton, Ga.; Blair Village Pawn Shop, Atlanta, Ga.; E&S Mattress Discount, Columbus, Ga.; General Furnishing, Loganville, Ga.; HRC Furniture, Jackson, Ga.; Mattress for Less, Macon, Ga.; Mattress 4 Sale, Riverdale and Forest Park, Ga.; Starlite Furnishing, Chamblee, Ga.; Mega Mattress Outlet, Jackson, Miss. from December 2010 through September 2011 for between $30 and $200.
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