Rugs Sold Exclusively at JC Penney Recalled by JLA Home Due to Fire Hazard

September 11, 2008
Alert #08-605
 

Rugs Sold Exclusively at JC Penney Recalled by JLA Home Due to Fire Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Zebra Rug

Units: About 2,900

Importer: JLA Home, of Plano, Texas

Hazard: The rugs do not meet the federal flammability standard for small rugs and do not have the required flammability warning label.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled rug measures 30'' x 54'' and has a black-and-white zebra skin design. The rug was sold under J.C. Penney item number MF728-1050, which is located on the product's packaging.

Sold by: The J.C. Penney Web site and catalog from December 2007 through July 2008 for between $50 and $70.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should contact JLA Home to receive a warning label to be affixed to the backside of the rug, or consumers can contact JLA home for instructions on returning the rug for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact JLA Home toll-free at (866) 456-8852 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.jlahome.com

Picture of Recalled Zebra Rug