The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit


Units: About 1,800

Distributor: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, of Hudson, Ohio

Hazard: Strangulation can occur when the lifting loop slides off the side of the blind and a child’s neck becomes entangled in the free-standing loop, or if a child places his/her neck between the lifting loop and the roll-up blind material.

Description: Bamboo roll-up blinds with valances were sold in two sizes: 36 inches by 72 inches and 48 inches by 72 inches.

Sold exclusively at: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores nationwide from April to December 2009 for $25 to $30.

Remedy: Return blinds to Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores for a refund.

Contact: Call 888-739-4120, e-mail or visit