Mold in Sleep Number Beds

Mold in Sleep Number Beds

leslie
Jun 19, 2008

A friend recently told us about a relative who, after seeing a story on the news, checked their Sleep Number bed and found black mold. Surprised that we hadn't heard about this before, we did a little research...

We found quite a lot about it online. Here are just a few links to reviews and other similar tales of woe: CBS5 (and here, too), KATU, ConsumerAffairs.com, The Consumerist. There are also complaints of mold on epinions.

A class action lawsuit has been filed. Click here for more information.

According to Select Comfort, they started treating their beds with a reformulated antimicrobial agent in 2005. Click here to go to the section of Select Comfort's website where mold is discussed.

We have a hunch, however, that any mattress has the potential for mold. After our own horrific mold experience (and resulting extreme chemical sensitivity), what do we do? Stay tuned, that's another post.

Image: KATU.com

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