American Mattress Manufacturing Recalls Renovated Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–December 14, 2012. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Mattresses and mattresses with foundations

Units: About 1,500

Manufacturer: American Mattress Manufacturing, of Atlanta, Ga.

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

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: 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.

Sold at: 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.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: 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.

Consumer Contact: American Mattress Manufacturing; toll-free at (855) 628-6344, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.americanmattressmfg.com and click on the recall link for more information.


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Recalled American Mattress Manufacturing mattresses

Recalled American Mattress Manufacturing mattress

Recalled American Mattress Manufacturing mattress

Recalled American Mattress Manufacturing mattress
Recalled American Mattress Manufacturing mattresses

Yellow label on recalled American Mattress Manufacturing mattresses
Yellow label on recalled American Mattress Manufacturing mattresses

 

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

Source: cpsc.gov

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