L&F International Trade Recalls Renovated Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–December 4, 2013.  Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: December 03, 2013
Recall number: 14-036

  • L & F Mattress
    L & F Mattress

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.

Consumer Contact: L&F International Trade, call collect at (301) 595-1062 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email [email protected] for more information.

Recall Details

Units:  About 1,000

Description:  This recall involves L&F International Trade’s renovated (rebuilt) twin, full, queen and king-size mattresses and mattresses with foundations. The used mattresses were stripped to the springs and rebuilt by L&F International Trade. They have an ivory knit fabric cover with a botanical pattern. The recalled mattresses have a yellow tag with “L&F International Trade Inc., 10726A Tucker St., Beltsville, MD 20705” printed on them.

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported.

Remedy:  Consumer should immediately contact L&F International Trade and arrange to have the recalled mattress sets returned and have a compliant rebuilt mattress or mattress set  delivered free of charge.

Sold at:  Best Buy Furniture, Takoma Park, Md.; Capital Discount, Washington, D.C.; Carolina Furniture, Hyattsville, Md.; Easy Buy Furniture, Washington, D.C. and Value Furniture, Bladensburg, Md. from November 2011 through July 2012 for about $100.

Manufacturer:  L&F International Trade, of Beltsville, Md.

Manufactured in:  United States

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

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Source: cpsc.gov