Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Nipoamerican Recalls Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Mattresses

Hazard: All Niposul and NipoFlorida Elegance, Elegance Gold, and Evolution mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Niposul toll-free at 855-336-4848 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, by email at niposulinc@hotmail.com or online atwww.niposul.com and click on Recall Alert; or NipoFlorida collect at 508-958-6608 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, paulo@nipoflorida.com or online at www.nipoflorida.com and click on Recall Alert. Firms are contacting known customers directly.

Units: About 325

Description: This recall involves all models and sizes of Niposul and NipoFlorida Elegance, Elegance Gold, and Evolution mattresses. The Elegance and Evolution mattresses are white and the Elegance Gold mattresses are white with black sides. NIPOBRASILEIRA and ORIENTAL J2000 are embroidered on the side of the mattress.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should contact Niposul or NipoFlorida for free mattress covers to bring the mattress into compliance with the federal standard and protect consumers from a fire. Assistance with installation is available upon request.

Sold at: Niposul stores in Massachusetts and NipoFlorida stores in Florida from July 2014 through October 2015 for between $1,200 and $6,500.

Importer: Nipoamerican, Inc., of Marlborough, Mass.

Manufactured in: Brazil