Several brands of Roman Shades have been found to present a strangulation hazard to children because of exposed cords on the products. The shades are being recalled Wednesday.
Dublin Energy Solution Roman Shades by Louis Hornick are being recalled. They are distributed at Bed, Bath and Beyond. The shades being recalled were sold online and in stores from August 2007 to September of this year. There were approximately 364,000 units of this product sold. People should stop using the recalled Roman shades and contact Louis Hornick and Company to receive a free repair kit. The toll free number to reach them is (800) 517-3612 between 8 AM and 5 PM. You can also visit the website at www.hornickindustries.com.
Faux Suede Roman Shades by Whole Space are also being recalled. These shades were distributed exclusively by Hanover Direct Inc. or Domestications of Weehawken, N.J. About 90,000 units of the product were sold between January 2004 and December 2008. If you own these you should immediately stop using them and contact Hanover Direct/Domestications for a free retro fit kit. You can call toll-free at (800) 524-0597 between 9 AM and 6 PM or visit the web site at www.domestications.com.
Ikea Home Furnishings is recalling their ISDANS, TUPPLUR, and ENJE Roller Blinds. There were about 533,000 units of the product distributed between July 2005 and July 2009. Consumers should check the recalled roller blinds and make sure the tension device provided is attached to the bead chain and installed into the wall or floor. If not people can call their local IKEA store to receive a free repair kit. For more information contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 or visit www.ikea-usa.com.
For additional information about current recalls visit the US Consumer Product Safety Commission website.