Media Release

Serta Mattress Recall

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 12:00 AM



WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Serta International Mattress Co, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.



  • Name of Product: Serta Zipper-Covered Foam Core Mattresses
  • Units: About 6,100
  • Manufacturer: Serta International Mattress Co., of Hoffman Estates, Ill.
  • Sold at: Mattress retailers nationwide from December 2007 through May 2008 for up to $2,500
  • Hazard: The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
  • Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
  • Mattress Name: Model Number Serene Signature Zip: 810098, 810298, 810198, 810598 Accord Zip: 830098 Perpetual Zip: 830298, 830498 Solara Zip: 830798 Solara II Zip: 830898 Compass Zip: 830198, 831598 Bellbrook Zip: 830398 Elysian Zip: 830698 Allington Zip: 831098 Araceli Zip: 831498 Royce Select Zip: 831698
  • Contact Serta to determine if your serial number is included in the recall.

Description: The recalled mattresses have a zipper cover over a foam core. The mattresses were sold in twin, full, queen, king and California king sizes. They were manufactured between November 30, 2007 and May 20, 2008. The mattress name, date of manufacture, model, and serial numbers are located on label attached to the mattress. Only specific serial numbers are included in the recall. The recalled mattresses are listed in the chart below.


Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Serta to determine if their mattress is included in the recall, and if it is, to receive a free replacement mattress cover. Consumers can install the cover themselves or request free installation by a qualified repair technician.


Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Serta toll-free at (866) 675-3853 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at



  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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