Sleep Safety

Are there safety precautions I should follow when using my new mattress?

New mattresses sold in the United States must meet safety standards set by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). For more information on sleep and mattress safety, visit

To provide consumers with important safety information, many mattress manufacturers attach to their products a Safety Hangtag that is distributed by the Sleep Products Safety Council (the product safety and research arm of the International Sleep Products Association).  Here are the Council’s suggestions: