Strangulation 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 or her neck.
This recall involves about 4,600 units of all Roman shades with black-out lining sold by Restoration Hardware Baby & Child. These shades measure 23", 32", 36", or 48" inches wide by 64 inches long. There is a label sewn on the left lower corner on the back of the shade that states "baby & child Restoration Hardware" and "Made in China." For additional description information of the recalled products go to www.rhbabyandchild.com.
Restoration Hardware Baby & Child stores and catalog nationwide and on the Website from June 2008 through August 2009 for a between about $110 and $250.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the Roman shades and contact Restoration Hardware Baby & Child to receive a free repair kit. All known purchasers have been contacted by the firm. The free repair kit will be available within six weeks. For more information, contact Restoration Hardware Baby & Child at (800) 318-5029 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit www.rhbabyandchild.com.
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