Improvements Catalog Recalls Adjustable Ottoman Beds Due to Fall Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–February 16, 2012.  The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Adjustable Ottoman Bed

Units: About 800

Distributor: JN Bailey and Associates Inc., of Dayton, Ohio

Retailer: Improvements Catalog, of Maple Heights, Ohio

Hazard: When the ottoman is converted into a bed and weight is put on it, it can collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Improvements Catalog is aware of five reports of the bed collapsing, including two reports of minor injuries.

Description: The product is an ottoman on casters with a folding metal frame and a high-density polyfoam mattress. The ottoman can open out and be converted into a twin-sized bed. Fabric covers are sold separately.

Sold at: Improvements and Skymall catalogs and online at Improvementscatalog.com and Skymall.com from May 2011 to August 2011 for between $150 and $190.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Improvements to receive a store credit for the full amount of the purchase price.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Improvements at (800) 985-6044, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET or visit the firm’s website at www.improvementscatalog.com. Improvements is contacting all purchasers directly.

Picture of recalled adjustable ottoman bed, closed

Picture of recalled adjustable ottoman bed, converted into a bed

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 www.saferproducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov