Roll-up Blinds Recalled

Date:
June 15, 2010
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
Chicology
The Danger:
Strangulations can occur if the lifting loop slides off the side of the blind and a child's neck becomes entangled on the free-standing loop or if a child places his or her neck between the lifting loop and the roll-up blind material.
Description:
This recall involves about 6,200 French Antique Gold, Zen Moss, Tropic Ginger, and Kansas White roll-up blind models. The roll-up shades are gold, green, tan and white and are made from natural fiber-paper, jute, and polyester.
Sold At:
Online retailers include Overstock.com, Bestwindowtreatments.com, Bedbathstore.com, Unbeatablesale.com, Bonton.com, Linensource.com, and Solutions.com. The blinds were sold between April 2006 and March 2010.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the roll-up blinds and contact Chicology to obtain a free retrofit kit. For more information, contact the company toll-free at (866) 999-6188, visit www.chicology.com or e-mail info@chicology.com
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10263.html

Our product recalls database includes information and content from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and other sources. Our database is not comprehensive. For more complete information concerning recalls, visit www.cpsc.gov or, for car seats, www.safercar.gov.