Roman Shades Recalled

Date:
December 15, 2009
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
All Strong Industry (USA) Inc.
The Danger:
Strangulations can occur when a child places his or her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the blind or when a child pulls the cord out and wraps it around his/her neck.
Description:
This recall involves about 290,000 Roman shades distributed by All Strong Industry that are made of a white-on-white striped fabric. The shades measure 23" to 39" wide by about 64" long. The head rail has a strangulation warning and a label stating "CF" (Ching Feng Fashion Home Fashions Co., Ltd.), "52% Cotton/ 48% Polyester," and made in Taiwan, Thailand, or China. "RN 103984" is printed on another sewn-in tag near the bottom backside of the fabric.
Sold At:
Walmart stores nationwide and other retailers from January 2003 through May 2005 for between $10 and $20.
What To Do:
Stop using the recalled Roman shades immediately and contact the Window Covering Safety Council for a free repair kit. For more information, contact the Window Covering Safety Council at (800) 506-4636 anytime or visit www.windowcoverings.org.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10068.html

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