Blind and Shade Recall

Close to 1 million roller blinds and Roman shades sold by IKEA, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Hanover Direct are being recalled. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says they pose a serious strangulation risk to small children.

A child's neck can get tangled in the inner cord of the shades or the exposed loop of the roller blinds.

IKEA previously recalled blinds in August, as well as in 2008, following the death of a child. No incidents involving IKEA blinds were reported in this recall.

The agency says it has received one report of a child getting tangled in Roman shades sold by Hanover Direct and two reports of children getting tangled in Roman shades sold by Bed Bath & Beyond.

None of the children was seriously injured.


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  • by Lisa Rockwell Location: Colorado Springs on May 31, 2010 at 08:37 PM
    We offer a wide variety of child safe options. We work side by side with Hunter Douglas and Alta as well as 26 other brands to equip our clients with beautiful products for their home but blinds that fit the safety needs of their family! Our educated staff does not just care about the sale but also blinds to fit the safety and needs of your family without busting the budget!
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