Recall: Therapedic Of New England Therapedic Twin and Full-size Mattresses
On 2014-03-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Therapedic Of New England Therapedic Twin and Full-size Mattresses due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2013 for about $100 to $230.
About 4,000 units are involved in this Therapedic mattress recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Beds & Mattresses category in 2014.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 698-2934
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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 Therapedic brand twin and full size Comfort Deluxe and Comfort Supreme style mattresses. "Therapedic" and the style name are printed on a label on the left of the top of the mattress. The date of manufacture and TEP Bedding GRP Inc., 161 Grand Valley Avenue, Orwell, Ohio 44076 are printed on a white label hanging on the side of the mattress. The recalled mattresses were manufactured in 2013.
These items were sold new+ at BJ's Wholesale Clubs in Ohio and western New York from January 2013 through November 2013 for about $100 for the twin size and about $230 for the full size mattresses.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Therapedic of New England is mailing free mattress covers to consumers who purchased the mattresses. Consumers should immediately place the covers over the mattress to bring it into compliance with the federal flammability standard. ¬†Consumers with the recalled mattresses who do not receive the mattress covers should contact Therapedic of New England to receive the free covers.
Therapedic of New England at (800) 698-2934 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by email at Tep2013recall@gmail.com.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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