Note: Firm's recall hotline number changed.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (770) 548-8188 collect
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: Art Collection Leather Shag Rugs
Units: About 400
Importer: Chandra Rugs, of Adairsville, Ga.
Hazard: The rugs fail to meet federal flammability standard, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves "Art Collection" leather shag rugs. The rugs included in this recall have the following style numbers. The style number can be located on the rug's label.
|ART3601-576||black||5' x 7'6"|
|ART3601-79106||black||7'9" x 10'6"|
|ART3602-576||brown||5' x 7'6"|
|ART3602-79106||brown||7'9" x 10'6"|
|ART3603-576||ivory/tan||5' x 7'6"|
|ART3603-79106||ivory/tan||7'9" x 10'6"|
|ART3604-576||orange/beige||5' x 7'6"|
|ART3604-79106||orange/beige||7'9" x 10'6"|
Sold at: Furniture stores nationwide and by Internet retailers from December 2007 through May 2009 for between $280 and $615 (suggested retail price).
Manufactured in: India
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rugs. Consumers should contact Chandra Rugs to schedule a pick-up and to arrange for a store credit or a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Chandra rugs collect at (770) 548-8188 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.chandrarugs.com. Consumers can also e-mail the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
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