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From Products Liability Law Daily, April 12, 2017

Customatic Beds recalls adjustable beds for electric shock hazard

By Colleen Kave, J.D.

PPJ, LLC d/b/a Customatic Beds, of Natick, Massachusetts, has recalled around 50,000 adjustable beds because the beds’ side-mounted AC outlets can be incorrectly wired, posing an electric shock hazard to consumers (CPSC Recall Notice, No. 17-130, April 12, 2017).

Incidents and injuries. No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Product description. This recall involves the bases of Customatic adjustable beds. These power foundations were offered in all bed sizes and were sold with handheld remote controls, allowing the head and/or the foot of the bed mattress to be moved up and down. These bases also have a side-mounted AC outlet. The model numbers can be found on the metal frame near the foot of the bed. A complete list of recalled model numbers is available at www.cpsc.gov.

These adjustable beds, which were manufactured in Taiwan, were sold at Sleepy’sand othermattress stores nationwide from June 2012 through January 2017 for about $1,500.

Remedy. Consumers should stop using the AC plug on the side of the bed immediately and contact Customatic Beds to arrange for a free inspection and repair.

Customer contact. For more information, customers may contact Customatic Beds toll-free at 844-815-9023 from 9 a.m. through 9 p.m. ET, Monday through Saturday, or online at www.customaticbeds.com and click on "Recall Notice."

Companies: PPJ, LLC d/b/a Customatic Beds

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