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“Carpet Art Deco” brand rug of the Shag Rug Nebraska collection

Starting date:
April 21, 2011
Posting date:
April 21, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500002563

Affected products

"Carpet Art Deco" brand rug of the Shag Rug Nebraska collection

Product description

This recall involves area rugs of the Shag Rug Nebraska collection sold under the brand name "Carpet Art Deco" by Rona Inc. The rug measures 160 centimetres by 225 centimetres, and can be identified by the SKU number 69566096 and the UPC 805497078927.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has identified that the rugs do not meet the requirements for textile flammability under Canadian law.

The rugs could easily catch fire if exposed to a flame or other ignition source such as a lighter, match, candle, stove element or spark from a fireplace, posing a burn risk and fire hazard to consumers.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these rugs.

Number sold

Approximately 242 of the recalled rugs were sold exclusively in Rona stores in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled rugs were sold from October 2010 to April 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Retailer
Rona Inc.
Boucherville
Quebec
CANADA
Manufacturer
Carpet Art Deco
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA
Tel: 1-866-321-3326

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rugs and contact Rona Inc. for a full refund.

For additional information, consumers may call Rona's Customer Service at 1-866-283-2239.