Recall date: June 30, 2011
Recall number: 11-747

Recall Summary

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

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
"About 45,000 Roman shades"
Description:

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

Description:

This recall involves custom-made Roman shades. The shades were made out of fabric and of woven wood. The shades do not have any permanent markings.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled shades and call the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) for a free repair kit toll-free at (800) 506-4636 anytime or visitwww.windowcoverings.org. The Shade Store is contacting all known customers.

Sold At:

Five showroom locations and online at www.theshadestore.com from February 2006 through March 2011 for between $120 and $355 per shade.

Manufacturer(s):
The Shade Store, of Port Chester, N.Y.
Manufactured In:
USA