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Nipponflex Mattresses Recalled for Fire Hazard

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Tyler Goodwin2 years ago

Nipponflex has issued a nationwide recall for certain Smart Flex and Smart Care mattresses after determining the mattresses pose a fire hazard.

About the Nipponflex Mattress Recall

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), about 400 units of Nipponflex Smart Flex and Smart Care mattresses have been recalled.

A release by the commission indicates the mattresses pose the threat of flammability because they do not meet the mandatory federal standards for mattresses.

Fortunately, no injuries or fatalities have been reported.

Description of the Recalled Mattresses

Information provided by the US CPSC:

  • The models included in the recall are Nipponflex Smart Care, Smart Care split, Smart Flex, and Smart Flex split mattresses of all sizes.
  • These models were sold at independent vendors in Georgia, Florida, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Utah and Virginia with price ranges from $2,000 to $7,000.
  • The models were sold from April 2014 to February 2015.
  • They are white in color and controlled by a remote that activates the massage function.
  • If consumers are unaware of their mattress and are concerned, they should look for a label that reads “NIPPONFLEX” and “SMART CARE” or “SMART FLEX.”

Consumers are encouraged to contact Nipponflex if the consumer has the model(s) being recalled. The company will then send a mattress cover to meet the federal standards for flammability to keep consumers from harm. The company provides assistance with installing, if requested.


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