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Futons For Less Ltd. recalls futon mattresses in all sizes

Starting date:
March 31, 2014
Posting date:
March 31, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Flammability Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-38707

Affected products

All futon mattresses manufactured by Futons For Less Ltd.

Product description

This recall involves all futon mattresses manufactured by Futons For Less Ltd.  The recalled futon mattresses have a white 100% polyester outer casing with a white plastic zipper extending on three sides of the mattress perimeter and polyester tufting (stitching).

The recalled futon mattresses are available in the following sizes:

  • Single (twin)
  • Double (full)
  • Queen
  • King
  • Loveseat with Ottoman

Hazard identified

Futons For Less Ltd. is voluntarily recalling these products after Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program determined that these futon 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 Futons For Less Ltd. has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 1,080 futon mattresses were sold by Futons For Less Ltd. at their retail location in Calgary, Alberta.

Time period sold

The recalled futon mattresses were sold from October 2009 - February 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Alberta.

Companies

Manufacturer
Futons For Less Ltd.
Calgary
Alberta
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using these futon mattresses and contact the company for repair.

For more information, consumers may contact Futons For Less by telephone at 1-403-270-8299 or by email, Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 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.