Tagged: consumer product safety commission
Easy Rest Inc. has issued a recall of some 3,800 of its classic foam core mattress as these have been found to fail with meeting the flammability standards. The recall is in line with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) orders, which serves to protect consumers from faulty products.
A recall of about 1,400 mattresses which has been manufactured by The Mattress Cloud, Inc. from Brooklyn, NY was issued yesterday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC) in cooperation with the company. The mattresses are said to fail meeting the standards for safety against fire hazards. So far, there have no reported cases of injuries or deaths in relation to this. But to be on the safe side, the company has voluntarily issued this recall.
Failing to meet the federal standards for mattress flammability, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced last Friday that it wil be recalling some 1500 mattresses that were sold in Georgia and two other states in the US.
The recall order was set a year after a report from a CBS station in Atlanta exposed this. The report, however, was filed last year. The mattress in question comes from the American Mattress Manufacturing Company, also based in Atlanta. These were used mattresses that have been removed of its springs and then rebuilt with different materials and fabrics. These mattresses specifically have a yellow tag attached to them, with the name of the manufacturing company written on the tag. These mattresses were sold at $30 to $200, in various sizes, including bunk bed mattresses.
Some mattresses which have been restore and then resold for a cheaper price, normally carry many health risks, such as finding a bed bug palace underneath all the foam, with pests actually living in there for years, as they are left untouched by the restoration.
But there’s another danger to refurbished mattress, which a local channel has investigated. The danger is in the possible fire hazard this types of mattresses bring.
About 25,200 units of adjustable mattress base from Leggett & Platt will be recalled, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), as this poses serious fire hazards for its users.
A total of 29 complaints about this product has been received by the firm, prompting them to issue a recall last March 22nd. If you own one, or know someone who does, please be advised of this.
Despite the many articles, news stories, literature and studies we’ve relayed and posted on this blog, it’s not enough to spread the word and raise awareness on how harmful some mattresses are for babies. There are still countless of consumers buying toxic mattress, mostly because they aren’t aware of the dangers. And despite government warnings, there are still manufacturers who are able to peddle these products.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has decided that drop-side cribs must be banned from ever being sold and used by consumers, after some 30 infant deaths related to it have been documented. The drop-side cribs is being used by many parents over the years. In fact, it’s become a necessity and a tradition.
A mattress recall has been issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for the Ikea Sultan Heidal mattress because it has failed to meet the flame standards set by the federal government and thus may endanger consumers. While no injury has been reported yet, Ikea is quick to accept any returns, between now and until April of 2011. Those who bought the mattress will get a refund or a replacement.
You can read up on the recall details below:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, announced that in cooperation with Mattress World located in Dallas, TX, it initiated a voluntary recall of about 750 mattress sets because they failed to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard and pose a fire hazard to consumers.