Recall: Mattress Pads
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of product: Mattress Pad Units: About 2,900 Manufacturer: Chris Arlotta Enterprises Ltd., of New York, N.Y. Hazard: These mattress pads fail to meet the federal mandatory standard for flammability under the Flammable Fabrics Act. They pose a serious risk of burn injury or death to consumers if exposed to smoldering or burning cigarettes. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled mattress pads are natural colored, made of 100 percent cotton Chenille, and were sold in twin, full, queen, king and California king. The Web and catalog retailers and the mattress pads' model numbers, listed below, are identified on the packaging:
The Vermont Country Store - 242637, 42638, 42639, 42640
Garnet Hill Inc 066-TW, 066-DB, 066-QN, 066-KG, 066-CK
GAIAM Inc 03-0144T, 03-0144F, 03-0144Q, 03-0144K, S5224
The Company Store MA0501T, MA0501F, MA0501Q, MA0501K
Sold at: Web and catalog retailers (listed above) nationwide from December 2003 through March 2004 for between and 0. Manufactured in: India Remedy: Consumer should immediately stop using the product and contact Chris Arlotta Enterprises Ltd. or the retailer for information on how to obtain a refund plus cost of shipping. Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Chris Arlotta Enterprises Ltd. at (888) 779-0711 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270, or visit CPSC's web site at www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. To join a CPSC email subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.
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