Roman shades recalled

WASHINGTON, D.C. Hazard:

Strangulations can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the shade or when a child pulls the cord out and wraps it around his/her neck.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Description:

This recall involves all Green Mountain Vista Roman shades. These shades have a small sewn-on label on the back side of the shade with RN#107875.

Sold at:

Specialty home textile retail shops and mail order companies nationwide from September 2004 through August 2010 for between $40 and $120.

Manufactured in:

China

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the Roman shades and contact the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) for a free repair kit at (800) 506-4636 anytime or visit www.windowcoverings.org

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Green Mountain Vista at (800) 639-1728 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.gmvista.com

For more information, visit the CPSC website
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