200,000 Blinds Recalled for Strangulation Hazard
About the Blind Recall
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of approximately 200,000 custom blinds made by Blinds To Go.
According to the CPSC report, The shade’s chain or cord loop can slip out of the hold-down device, posing a strangulation hazard for small children.
As of this time, there have been no reported injuries.
Description of the Recalled Blinds
- The recalled custom-made shades have a hold-down device for the cord that is a clear, P-shaped plastic hook.
- The cord or chain loop of the window shades clips into the device.
- The hook is screwed to the side of the wall or window during installation.
- The hook was shipped with the Blinds To Go custom-made roller shades with Sidewinders; Smartlift pleated and cellular shades; Panel Tracks shades and Serenity shades.