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Mattress Cloud Recalls Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of product: Mattresses and mattresses with foundations

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

Remedy: Replacement

Consumer Contact:  The Mattress Cloud Inc.; toll-free at (855) 622-4233, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email the firm at [email protected].

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13101.html?tab=recalls.

Recall Details

Units: About 1,400

Description: This recall involves Mattress Cloud new and renovated (rebuilt) twin, full, queen and king mattresses sets.  The mattresses were sold in a variety of colors and fabrics. "Ultra Support" and "Ortho Type" are printed on iron-on labels on the mattresses. Recalled mattresses have a white federal tag with "Manufactured By: The Mattress Cloud, 769 Chauncey, Brooklyn, NY 11207." The recall involves all Mattress Cloud mattresses manufactured prior to January 25, 2012.  Some mattress tags have no date printed on them. These mattresses are included in the recall. Mattress tags with a date of manufacture on or after January 25, 2012 are not included in the recall.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact The Mattress Cloud to receive a free replacement mattresses and to arrange for the firm to pick up the recalled mattresses.

Sold at: Mattress and furniture stores in N.J., N.Y. and Pa. from August 2011 through January 2012 for between $80 and $175

Manufacturer: The Mattress Cloud Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Manufactured in: United States

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Use this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Hotline can be used to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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