Recall: Century Mattresses
On 2012-05-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Century Mattresses due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2008 for about $190 to $360.
About 300 units are involved in this Chicago Century Furniture bed mattress recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Beds & Mattresses category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (855) 236-8830
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What is the problem?
The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Chicago Century Furniture Corp. twin-, full-, queen- and king-size mattresses with the model number MG006. The mattresses are 3 inches thick with white and off-white fabric with a tone-on-tone swirl pattern. The model number can be found on a paper tag attached to the foot of the mattress. The words "Century Spring Mattress" appear on a fabric label on the topside near the foot of the mattress. A picture of a man and woman embracing also appear on the label.
These items were sold new+ at Chicago Century Furniture Inc. 3034 South Wentworth Ave., Chicago, Ill., from January 2008 through October 2010 for between $190 and $360.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the mattress and contact Chicago Century Furniture Corp. to receive a replacement mattress.
For additional information, contact Chicago Century Furniture toll-free at (855)236-8830 between 9 a.m and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. The firm is contacting its customers directly.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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