Therapedic of New England Recalls Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard; Sold at BJs Wholesale Club (Recall Alert)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Therapedic twin and full-size mattresses
Hazard: The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Consumer Contact: 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.
Units: About 3,700
Description: 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.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Remedy: 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.
Sold 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.
Manufacturer: TEP Bedding Group Inc., of Orwell, Ohio under contract for Therapedic of New England, of Brockton, Mass.
Manufactured in: United States
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
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