Ikea Roman Blinds Recalled

Date:
November 20, 2008
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
IKEA Home Furnishings
The Danger:
A child could be strangled if he places his neck in an exposed inner cord on the backside of the blinds.
Description:
This recall involves about 670,000 white Iris and Alvine Roman Blinds. The blinds have a sewn-in label at the top edge of the blind with the IKEA logotype, name (Iris or Alvine), five-digit supplier number 19799 or 21369, four-digit date stamp (YYWW), and the words "Made in India." On the bottom edge of the blind there is a sewn-in orange/white safety warning label. The blinds are made from 100% cotton.
Sold At:
IKEA stores nationwide from July 2005 through June 2008 for between $7 and $30.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the recalled Roman Blinds and return them to any IKEA store to obtain a full refund. For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit their Web site at www.ikea-usa.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/prhtml09/09050.html

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