Recalls: Blinds, Shades & Cords

June 15, 2010
Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall to Repair Roll-Up Blinds by Chicology
This recall involves the French Antique Gold, Zen Moss, Tropic Ginger, and Kansas White roll-up blind models. The roll-up shades are gold, green, tan and white and are made from natural fiber-paper, jute, and polyester.
June 10, 2010
IKEA Recalls Roller Blinds, all Roman Blinds and all Roll-Up Blinds Due to Risk of Strangulation
This recall involves roller blinds that do not have a tension device attached to the bead chain, all Roman blinds and all roll-up blinds.
May 4, 2010
Blair Recalls to Repair Roman Shades Due to Risk of Strangulation
This recall involves three styles of Roman shades; standard, tasseled and Duppioni. Style and item number information is listed below.
April 7, 2010
Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall to Repair Roman Shades and Roll-Up Blinds by Oriental Furniture
This recall involves all styles and sizes of Roman shades and roll-up blinds sold by Oriental Furniture. “Oriental Furniture” is printed on the packaging.
March 4, 2010
Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall to Repair Roman Shades by Ethan Allen
This recall involves all styles and sizes of Roman shades sold under the Ethan Allen brand name. These custom-ordered, made-to-order shades were sold in a variety of colors, fabrics, and sizes. The shades have no labels or markings making reference to the Ethan Allen brand.
March 2, 2010
Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall to Repair Roman Shades and Roll-Up Blinds by Meijer
This recall involves all Innovations and "At Home with Meijer" Roman shades and roll-up blinds. The Roman shades are made with fabric or bamboo and the Roll-up blinds with bamboo. A label reading "Innovation" or "At Home with Meijer" can be found under the headrail.
March 2, 2010
Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall to Repair Roman Shades by Lutron Electronics
This recall involves all custom-ordered made-to-measure motorized and manual Lutron Shading Solutions Roman shades. The shades were sold in a variety of colors, fabrics, and sizes. Nearly all shades were professionally installed. "Lutron Shading Solutions" or "Lutron Shading Solutions by VIMCO" is printed on the packaging.
December 17, 2009
Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall to Repair Faux Wood Blinds by American Vintage Group
This recall involves various sized custom Faux Wood Blinds with 2” slats in two colors – silk white and pearl. The recall only involves custom-sized Faux Wood Blinds. The pull cord with breakaway device is on the right side while two single cords on the left side control the open/close feature of the slats. There is a label inside the head rail that states “NIENMADE China” and a second label inside the head rail with a manufacturing code beginning with the letters “MFG” followed by four numbers. A warning label on the bottom rail states, “Cords and bead chains can loop around a child’s neck and STRANGLE.”
December 17, 2009
Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall to Repair Roman Shades; Sold Exclusively by Restoration Hardware Baby & Child
This recall involves all Roman shades with black-out lining sold by Restoration Hardware Baby & Child. These shades measure 23, 32, 36 and 48-inches wide by 64-inches long. There is a label sewn on the left lower corner on the back of the shade that states “baby & child Restoration Hardware” and “Made in China.” For additional description information of the recalled products go to www.rhbabyandchild.com
December 15, 2009
Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall of Roman Shades by Draper Inc.
This recall involves two models of Roman FlexShades – Roman-CL (clutch/manually operated by a bead-chain) and Roman-MO (motorized). They come in a variety of colors and fabric types and are custom sized/made to order. The shade has a wooden head rail and a 9” valance and four (or more) horizontal plastic stacking bars that are placed about 15 inches apart along the length of the fabric; each bar contains two plastic rings.