Violation of the federal mattress flammability standard has prompted the recall of about 3,000 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Ottoman Bed Mattresses by PBteen, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. The importer, PBteen, is a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, California.
The PBteen Ottoman Beds fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported.
This recall involves mattresses sold as part of PBteen Ottoman Beds with registration number CA -31586(TW). These are multi-functional ottomans that can be used to sit or sleep. The ottoman can be turned into a twin-sized bed. They were sold with a cover in stone, navy, ivory, or pink. The ottoman cover has a tag that reads “PBteen” and a label with registration number CA-31586(TW).
The recalled PBteen Ottoman Beds, which were manufactured in Taiwan, were sold at the PBteen catalog and Website from August 2008 through November 2009 for about $300.
Consumers are advised to immediately contact PBteen to receive a free mattress cover that will bring the mattress into compliance with the flammability standard. PBteen can be reached toll-free at (866) 472-3010 from 7:00 am to midnight Eastern Time or at its Website at www.pbteen.com