Name of product:
Roller Window Shades
A steel pin inserted into the idler on the shades can become dislodged and cause the shade to fall from the mounting bracket, posing a risk of injury from impact to the consumer.
Recall date:
December 16, 2014
About 6,800
Consumer Contact:

WindowTex toll-free at (877) 294-3580 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at and click on the "Recall Information" link for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves WindowTex custom-made fabric roller window shades that are raised and lowered by a side-mounted chain. The recalled shades have an idler with steel pin inserted into one end of the roller tube. The steel pin is used to connect the window shade to the metal mounting bracket. Roller shades included in this recall have idlers with model number D15T, used with a 1? inch roller tube, and model number D20T, used with a 2 inch roller tube. 


Consumers with the recalled window shades should immediately contact the place of purchase for instructions on how to schedule a service call for free replacement idlers. Consumers can also contact WindowTex for help identifying their authorized dealer. Authorized dealers are contacting all known purchasers.


WindowTex has received six reports of steel pins becoming dislodged from the window shade idler, causing some of the shades to fall. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

WindowTex authorized dealers nationwide from April 2014 through June 2014 for between $100 and $500.

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