Green Mountain Vista Inc. Recalls Roman Shades due to Risk of Strangulation

Strangulations can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric.

Recall date: October 07, 2010
Recall number: 11007
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Roman shades

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 Green Mountain Vista at (800) 639-1728 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.gmvista.com

Note: Examine all shades and blinds in your home. Make sure there are no accessible cords on the front, side or back of the product. CPSC recommends the use of cordless window coverings in all homes where children live or visit.

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Recall Details

Units

About 200,000

Description

This recall involves all Green Mountain Vista Roman shades. These shades have a small sewn-on label on the back side of the shade with RN#107875.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the Roman shades and contact the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) for a free repair kit at (800) 506-4636 anytime or visit www.windowcoverings.org

Sold at

Specialty home textile retail shops and mail order companies nationwide from September 2004 through August 2010 for between $40 and $120.

Manufacturer(s)

Green Mountain Vista, Inc. of Williston, Vt.

Manufactured in

China

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