Safety Alert Number 0908284


Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability
Standard Prompts Recall of Sofa-bed
Mattresses by IKEA
Release # 09-331
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 966-4532
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today
announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately
unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: IKEA KARLSTAD sofa-beds
Units: About 500
Distributor: IKEA Home Furnishings, of Conshohocken, Pa. Hazard: The mattress and seat cushions intended to be used as a mattress fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard
for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: No injuries were reported. Description: IKEA KARLSTAD sofa-bed frame has article number 801-215-12, supplier number 20789 with date stamps
(YYWW) 0845 through 0927 located on a label attached to the underside of the sofa-bed frame. The mattress topper is not
affected by this recall. Sold at: IKEA stores nationwide from November 2008 through July 2009 for about $850. Manufactured in: Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the mattress and cushions and contact IKEA or visit the Returns and
Exchange Department at their local IKEA store to arrange free installation of a replacement mattress and seat cushions. Consumer Contact: For more information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at
www.ikea-usa.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09331.html