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From Products Liability Law Daily, September 9, 2015

IKEA recalls crib mattresses for failure to meet federal open flame standard

By John Dumoulin

IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, has recalled approximately 38,400 VYSSA SPELEVINK crib mattresses because the crib mattresses fail to meet the federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard. VYSSA SPELEVINK crib mattresses were previously recalled in January 2015 and again in May 2015 for entrapment hazards (CPSC Recall Notice, No. 15-235, September 8, 2015).

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

Product description. This recall involves IKEA VYSSA SPELEVINK crib mattresses. The recalled mattresses are 52 inches long and 27 1/2 inches wide. The crib mattresses are white with a blue piping around the edge and have an identification label attached to the mattress cover with the date of manufacture in Month-DD-YY format or YY-W format and the VYSSA SPELEVINK model name. Mattresses made after July 2007 also have a federal tag at the foot of the mattress.

These crib mattresses, which were manufactured in Mexico, were sold exclusively at IKEA stores nationwide and online at from October 2000 through May 2014 for about $100.

Remedy. Consumers should stop using the recalled crib mattresses immediately and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund. Mattresses that were given in an exchange to consumers for their VYSSA SPELEVINK mattresses in the two previous recalls are included in this recall program.

Customer contact. For more information, customers may contact IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at and click on the recall link at the top of the page.

Companies: IKEA North America Services LLC

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