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Green Mountain Vista Window Blinds Recalled

Date:
November 20, 2008
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
Green Mountain Vista
The Danger:
The blinds have a looped bead chain that when not attached to the wall or floor, hangs loosely by the blind, posing a fatal strangulation hazard to children.
Description:
This recall involves about 7,300 insulated black-out roller shades (colors: white, cream, harvest, light sage) and insulated Roman shades sizes 48, 60, and 72 (colors: white, natural, sage, sienna, blue, goldenrod, mahogany, terracotta). The shades have RN number 107875 printed on the care label of the shade and identify the manufacturer on the "Installation and Care Instructions."
Sold At:
Country Curtains, Plow & Hearth, The Linen Source, Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, Ann & Hope, The Sportsman's Guide, Target.com, The Curtain Shop of Maine, and Solutions Catalog, from June 2005 through September 2008 for between $60 and $200.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the window coverings and contact Green Mountain Vista to receive a free repair kit. For additional information, contact Green Mountain Vista at (800) 639-1728 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.gmvista.com.
CPSC reminds consumers to examine all Roman blinds and shades in their homes. If looped pull cords are present or exposed inner cords are found on the back of blinds or shades and children are in the home or occasionally visit your home, please consider replacing them with blinds or shades that do not have exposed pull cords or inner cords.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09051.html