The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at

Units: About 200,000

Hazard: The shade’s chain or cord loop can slip out of the hold-down device and strangle small children.

Description: The recalled custom-made shades have a hold-down device for the cord or chain loop that is a clear, P-shaped plastic hook. The hook is screwed to the side of the wall or window during installation. It was shipped with the Blinds To Go custom-made roller shades with Sidewinders; Smartlift pleated and cellular shades; Panel Tracks shades and Serenity shades.

Sold exclusively at: Blinds To Go showrooms and online at from January 2009 to November 2014 for $60 to $770.

Remedy: Contact company to order a retrofit kit that includes a new hold-down device and instructions on how to replace the recalled part, or bring the window shades to a local showroom to have the new device fitted on the shades.

Contact: Call 800-254-6377 or visit