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 1.3 million

Distributor: Smith+Noble, of Corona, Calif.

Hazard: The blinds pose a strangulation hazard to children.

Description: This recall involves all roller shades that do not have a tension device attached to the continuous loop cord and all custom, made-to-order Roman shades. Brand names include Smith+Noble, Christopher Lowell by Smith+Noble, Jessitt Gold, Shop Blinds and Window Elements.

Sold exclusively at: Smith+Noble online at and through catalog sales nationwide from 1998 through April 2010 for $100 to $1,600.

Remedy: Contact the Window Covering Safety Council for a free repair kit at 800-506-4636 or visit Check the roller shades to make sure the tension device provided is attached to the continuous loop cord and installed into the wall.

Contact: Call 877-228-7683 or visit