Consumer Product Enforcement Summary Report - Cyclical Enforcement Project 2017-2018: Mattresses Regulations

Fiscal Year 2017-2018


The Consumer Product Safety Program (CPSP) administers and enforces the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) and regulations made under it. 

The purpose of this Cyclical Enforcement (CE) project was to verify industry’s compliance of mattresses and futons with the requirements of the Mattresses Regulations.

For this project, compliance of select mattresses and futons with the Mattresses Regulations was determined through a sampling and testing process by which Health Canada inspectors visited establishments and sampled relevant products. Compliance with the requirements listed under the Regulations was then verified through testing at the Product Safety Laboratory.

Prior to initiating this CE project, the CPSP carried out a market survey to determine the presence of mattress and futon companies in Canada. Targets were then selected from that list of companies. 

Over the course of the 2017-2018 fiscal year, flammability testing of 9 different products was carried out. All products were compliant and no corrective actions were required.


Readers should consult the individual recall and safety notices, if applicable, for details of the products subject to this enforcement action.

Summary of the samples assessed and corrective actions taken during this project
Brand Product Name Source of Sample Determination Corrective Action
Boréal Supreme Eucalyptus Mattress Atelier de matelas Boréal No compliance issues detected None
Dominion Felt Futon Mattress Manufactured by Dominion Felt Dominion Felt Company No compliance issues detected None
Mirabel Leila Futon (8” Charcoal) Surplus RD No compliance issues detected None
Naturepedic EOS Classic Organic Mattress - Double Luxurious Beds and Linens No compliance issues detected None
Primo International Lavish/
Cappuchino Futon
Primo International No compliance issues detected None
Renelle Furniture All Natural Cotton Futon with Virgin Wool Wrap Renelle Furniture No compliance issues detected None
Restwell Sleep Products Chiro Comfort Collection Belize Restwell Sleep Products No compliance issues detected None
Springwall Sleep Products Odin 2 Firm Eurotop The Brick No compliance issues detected None
The Futon Shop Double Promo 6 Futon Mattress The Futon Shop No compliance issues detected None

Disclaimer: A systematic bias is applied during inspection and sampling. Products are not randomly selected but are chosen because they are deemed by the inspector to be more likely to not meet health and safety requirements due to characteristics that are observed.  Due to this biased nature of sampling and the fact that sample sizes within CE projects are very small, the findings of CE projects are not intended to reflect overall market compliance unless otherwise stated. Note that these summary reports relate only to the product(s) actually tested and the specific criteria indicated. Testing by Health Canada does not represent approval or endorsement of the product(s).

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