Shaw Industries Recalls Carpet Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores

The Aristocrat II brand carpet fails to meet federal flammability standards.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: December 12, 2013
Recall number: 14-053
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Aristocrat II Carpet

Hazard:

The carpet fails to meet federal flammability standards, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

Shaw Industries at (800) 241-4031 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.shawfloors.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information. 

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Recall Details

Units

About 16,300 yards

Description

The recall involves Aristocrat II brand wall-to-wall carpet with style number 7L514. The carpet was sold in one color, “Pale Clay.” A date stamp on the back of the carpet reads “USA 760 MEA 52545,” the date “06-07-2013,” a time range between 00:45 and 3:00 and the words “Pile: 100% Polyester.” The stamp is repeated every six feet. 

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately contact Shaw Industries to determine if their carpet is included in the recall and for instructions on returning the product for refund or replacement.

Sold exclusively at

Lowe’s stores nationwide between June 2013 and September 2013 for about $1 a square foot.

Manufacturer

Shaw Industries Inc., of Dalton, Ga.

Manufactured in

USA

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