Recall: Shaw Industries Inc. Recall of Carpet Sold at Menards Stores

March 9, 2005
Release #05-129
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 441-7429
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

CPSC, Shaw Industries Inc. Announce Recall of Carpet Sold at Menards Stores 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.

Name of product: Shaw Industries' "Southern Breezes" Wall-to-Wall Carpet

Units: About 5,000 square yards (about 700 individual units) of carpet

Manufacturer: Shaw Industries Inc., of Dalton, Ga.

Hazard: Due to a manufacturing error, an uneven application of a latex pre-coat treatment containing a flame retardant was applied to the carpet backing. As a result, the carpet does not meet flammability standards as required under the federal Flammable Fabrics Act. The carpet could ignite, posing a serious risk of burn injuries to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled wall-to-wall carpet was manufactured by Shaw Industries exclusively for sale by Menard Inc. in its Menards stores. The recalled carpet was sold under the Menard style number 75123 and style name "Southern Breezes" in the colors Toast, Midnight and Clove.

Sold at: Certain Menards stores in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin from April 2004 through June 1, 2004 for $0.88 per square foot.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers with recalled carpet should contact Shaw Industries to arrange for free replacement carpeting and installation. The list of stores where the recalled carpeting was sold is attached.

Consumer Contact: Contact Shaw Industries at (800) 441-7429 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at

Shaw Industries Inc. Recall of Carpet Sold at Menards Stores

Menards stores that sold the recalled carpet:
Batavia, IL
300 N. Randall Road
Batavia, IL 60510-9218
Bolingbrook, IL
290 N. Bolingbrook Dr.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440-2380
Bradley, IL
1260 Christine Drive
Bradley, IL 60915-1276
Crystal Lake, IL
4850 Route 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Cherry Valley, IL
2001 S. Perryville Road
Rockford, IL 61112
Homewood, IL
17545 S. Halsted
Homewood, IL 60430-2005
Moline, IL
4100 Tenth Street Drive
Moline, IL 61265
Naperville, IL
715 Fort Hill Drive
Naperville, IL 60540
Normal, IL
900 Greenbriar Drive
Normal, IL 61761
Peoria, IL
2211 West Pioneer Parkway
Peoria, IL 61615-1831
Peru, IL
5353 Mahoney Drive
Peru, IL 61354
Springfield, IL
3325 Veterans Parkway
Springfield, IL 62704
Sterling, IL
3800 East Lincolnway
Sterling, IL 61081-9758
Sycamore, IL
1825 Mercantile Drive
Sycamore, IL 60178
Avon, IN
10555 E. US Hwy 36
Avon, IN 46123
Elkhart, IN
601 E. Windsor Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46514-5564
Fishers, IN
7145 East 96th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Merrillville, IN
6300 Mississippi Street
Merrillville, IN 46410
Michigan City, IN
5260 South Franklin
Michigan City, IN 46360
Mishawaka, IN
365 West University Drive
Mishawaka, IN 46545-1100
Valparaiso, IN
351 Silhavy Road
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Ankeny, IA
2505 S. Delaware Avenue
Ankeny, IA 50021
Clive, IA
12000 Hickman Road
Clive, IA 50325
Council Bluffs, IA
3200 Manawa Centre Drive
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Des Moines, IA
6000 SE 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320-1703
Fort Dodge, IA
3319 5th Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Iowa City, IA
1375 Hwy 1 West
Iowa City, IA 52246
West Burlington, IA
922 West Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655
Battle Creek, MI
12765 Harper Village Dr., Suite 200
Battle Creek, MI 49104
Comstock Park, MI
4151 Alpine Avenue
Comstock, MI 49321-9705
Kalamazoo, MI
6800 West Main Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Lansing-West, MI
8505 Delta Market Drive
Lansing, MI 48917
Brooklyn Park, MN
7800 Lakeland Avenue N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Cambridge, MN
2355 2nd Avenue SE
Cambridge, MN 55008
Coon Rapids, MN
3045 Main Street
Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Cottage Grove, MN
9000 East Point Douglas Rd.
Cottage Grove, MN 55016-4019
Dundas, MN
100 Schilling Drive
South Dundas, MN 55019
Hutchinson, MN
1525 Montreal Street SE
Hutchinson, MN 55350
Mankato, MN
1771 Premier Drive
Mankato, MN 56001
Maplewood, MN
2280 Maplewood Drive
Maplewood, MN 55109
Stillwater, MN
5800 Krueger Lane
North Oak Park Heights, MN 55082
St. Cloud, MN
251 10th Avenue
South Waite Park, MN 56387
Bellevue, NE
10501 S 21st Street
Bellevue, NE 68123-3500
Grand Isle, NE
3620 West State Street
Grand Isle, NE 68803-2344
Fargo, ND
1300 13th Avenue East
West Fargo, ND 58078
Grand Forks, ND
3550 32nd Avenue
South Grand Forks, ND 58201
Sioux Falls-East, SD
110 N. Highline Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
Sioux Falls-West, SD
3001 South Shirley Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Appleton-East, WI
3300 E. Express Court
Appleton, WI 54915-3277
Appleton-West, WI
5105 Integrity Way
Grand Chute, WI 54913
Green Bay-East, WI
2560 Steffens Court
Green Bay, WI 54311-4504
Janesville, WI
2700 Pontiac Place
Janesville, WI 53545
Kenosham WI
7330 74th Place
Kenosha, WI 53142-3523
Marinette, WI
2080 Old Peshtigo Road
Marinette, WI 54143
Milwaukee, WI
8365 North 76th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Oak Creek, WI
6800 South 27th Street
Oak Creek, WI 53154-1336
Onalaska, WI
1301 Sand Lake Road
Onalaska, WI 54650
Oshkosh, WI
2351 Westowne Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54904
Racine, WI
3101 South Oakes Street
Sturtevant, WI 53177
Rhinelander, WI
2221 North Stevens Road
Rhinelander, WI 54501
  Rice Lake, WI
2920 Decker Drive
Rice Lake, WI 54868