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 www.cpsc.gov.
Units: About 200,000
Manufacturer: Green Mountain Vista Inc. of Williston, Vt.
Hazard: Strangulations can occur if a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the shade or if a child pulls the cord out and wraps it around his/her neck.
Description: The shades have a small sewn-on label on the back side with RN#107875.
Sold at: Specialty home textile retail shops and mail order companies nationwide from September 2004 through August 2010 for $40 to $120.
Remedy: All shades and blinds with accessible cords on the front, side or back of the product can pose a strangulation risk to children. Cordless window coverings should be used in homes where children live or visit. Contact the Window Covering Safety Council for a free repair kit at 800-506-4636 or www.windowcoverings.org.
Contact: Call 800-639-1728 or visit www.gmvista.com.