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Matelas d'Or recalls futon-style double mattresses with springs

Starting date:
March 4, 2014
Posting date:
March 4, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Flammability Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-38161

Affected products

Futon-style double mattresses with springs manufactured by the company Matelas d'Or

Product description

This recall involves all the futon-style double mattresses with springs manufactured by the company Matelas d'Or on and after September 1, 2012.

These futon-style mattresses with springs can be used as both a sofa and a bed because the mattress is on a removable base that makes it possible to switch between these options. The cover for the futon-style mattresses varies with the units produced.

Hazard identified

Matelas d'Or is voluntarily recalling these products after Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program determined that these futon-style double mattresses pose a flammability hazard.

The Hazardous Products (Mattresses) Regulations require that all mattresses, including futons, resist ignition when tested with a smouldering cigarette ignition.

Neither Health Canada nor Matelas d'Or has received any reports of incident or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 289 futon-style double mattresses with springs are being recalled and were sold in retail furniture stores.

Time period sold

The recalled futon-style double mattresses with springs were sold from September 2012 to February 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Quebec.

Companies

Manufacturer
Matelas d'Or
Lanoraie
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using these futon-style double mattresses with springs and contact the company for repair.

For more information, consumers may contact Matelas d'Or by telephone at 1-450-944-1766, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.