Quality Foam recalls 12,200 mattresses for flammability

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Brooklyn, New York-based Quality Foam has voluntarily recalled about 12,200 mattresses that failed to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard. No injuries have been reported in connection with the mattresses. The recall involves Quality Foam model CF mattresses. They have a […]

San Pedro Mfg. Co. recalls mattresses

Atlanta-based San Pedro Mfg. Co. has recalled about 4,800 mattresses and foundations because the products don’t meet federal flammability standards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. No injuries have been reported in connection with the mattresses and foundations. San Pedro Mfg. has recalled renovated twin-, full-, queen- and king-size mattresses and mattress/foundation sets. […]

Calif. Bureau of Home Furnishings clarification: New FR labeling law does not apply to mattresses

New California FR labeling law for upholstered furniture does not apply to mattresses California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law legislation that requires manufacturers of upholstered furniture, and other products that must meet the CA Technical Bulletin (TB) 117-2013 flammability standard, to label their products to disclose whether they contain added flame retardants. Several […]

Working with testing laboratories

Working with testing laboratories

This is a test: How to work with testing laboratories to build better, safer bed sets and help you meet federal flammability and other standards Always a key part of the mattress industry,  product testing is becoming an even more critical element of product development and growth strategies as bedding producers strive to meet the […]

American Mattress Mfg. recalls mattresses

American Mattress Mfg. Co., based in Atlanta, has voluntarily recalled about 1,500 mattresses and mattress/foundation sets because the products don’t meet federal flammability standards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. No injuries have been reported in connection with the mattresses and foundations. American Mattress has recalled renovated twin-, full-, queen- and king-size mattresses, […]