Recall: Mattress sets failed to meet flammability standards

Legal news for product liability attorneys. Mattress sets by Mattress World pose a fire hazard.

CPSC alerts product liability attorneys- Mattress World’s mattress sets were recalled for failing to meet flammability standards.

Dallas, TX—Mattress Sets from Mattress World have been voluntarily recalled after the mattresses failed to meet the mandatory federal open flame regulation. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has advised consumers to discontinue using the mattresses unless otherwise instructed.

About 750 Mattress World renovated twin, full, queen and king mattress sets sold in blue floral, white floral and taupe floral were recalled. The mattresses were recalled after they did not meet the open flame standard, which poses a fire hazard to consumers. The mattresses with the following information on the tags attached to the mattress and foundation (spring box) are involved in this recall:

• Manufacturer: Mattress World
• Date of Manufacture: May29, 2009 through September 4, 2009
• Prototype ID: MWQ or MWFOBXQ

The United States-manufactured product was sold at various furniture stores in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas from May 2009 through September 2009 for between $35 and $105. All consumers who have purchased the product should contact Mattress World at (877) 819-0725 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Mattress World via their email at [email protected]

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for product liability lawyers.