This recall involves all models and sizes of Nipponflex Smart Care, Smart Care split, Smart Flex and Smart Flex split mattresses. The mattresses are white in color and have an electric massage function controlled by a remote. The split mattresses consist of two single mattresses side by side to form a queen or king size mattress. "Nipponflex" and "SMART FLEX" or "SMART CARE" are printed on the label on a side of the mattress.
Consumers should contact Nipponflex for free mattress covers to bring the mattress into compliance with the federal standard and protect consumers from a fire. Assistance with installation is available upon request.
Independent distributors via in-home sales in Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Utah and Virginia from April 2014 through February 2015 for between $2,000 and $7,000.
Nipponflex, of Pompano Beach, Fla.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 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.
For lifesaving information:
Please use the below phone number for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800