Note: This recall has been reannounced.

Wm. Wright Co. Recalls Roman Shade Kits due to Risk of Strangulation

Strangulations can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the shade, or when a child pulls the cord out and wraps it around his/her neck.

Recall date: June 30, 2011
Recall number: 11-264
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Roman shade make-it-yourself kits

Hazard:

Strangulations can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the shade, or when a child pulls the cord out and wraps it around his/her neck.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Wm. Wright toll-free at (800) 545-5740 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.simplicity.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 48,000

Description

This recall involves all Wrights® “my home make-it-yourself” Roman shade kits with item numbers 1451007001, 1451008001 or 1451008001A. The kit fits windows of a maximum size of 48” W x 60” L. It includes 15 yards of Roman shade tape, 15 yards of drapery cord, 4- inch “L” brackets, 18 screws, one cord cleat and instructions. The item number and “Wm. Wright Co.” can be found on the back of the package.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the Roman shades and contact Wm. Wright for a free repair kit including a fabric voucher, new instructions and warning tags. Unused kits should be returned to place of purchase for a redesigned kit.

Sold at

Walmart, Jo-Ann Stores and other specialty textile and variety retail shops nationwide from December 2007 through June 2011 for between $20 and $25.

Manufacturer(s)

Wm. Wright Co., of Antioch, Tenn.

Manufactured in

China

  • Recalled Roman shade kit

  • Recalled Roman shade kit