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

  • Shaw Industries Aristocrat II Carpet
  • Shaw Industries Aristocrat II Carpet Label
Name of Product:
Aristocrat II Carpet
Hazard:
The carpet fails to meet federal flammability standards, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
December 12, 2013
Units:
About 16,300 yards
Consumer Contact

Shaw Industries at (800) 441-7429 (800-441-SHAW) 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. 

Recall Details

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. 

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold Exclusively At
Lowe's stores nationwide between June 2013 and September 2013 for about $1 a square foot.
Importer:

Shaw Industries Inc., of Dalton, Ga.

Manufacturer

Shaw Industries Inc., of Dalton, Ga.

Manufactured In:
USA
Recall number:
14-053
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