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Langstaff Brown Area Rug, Langstaff Taupe Area Rug

Starting date:
August 8, 2012
Posting date:
August 8, 2012
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-14910

Affected products

Langstaff Brown Area Rug, Langstaff Taupe Area Rug

Product description

This recall involves two Korhani Home brand area rugs:

  • Langstaff Brown Area Rug made of polyester fiber with a cotton backing and comes in dimensions of 1.50 metres x 2.13 metres (59 inches x 84 inches). The rugs can be identified by the model number K10823, Wal-Mart Item number 30290709, and UPC 777325108239.
  • Langstaff Taupe Area Rug made of polyester fiber with a cotton backing and comes in dimensions of 1.50 metres x 2.13 etres (59 inches x 84 inches). The rugs can be identified by the model number K10822, Wal-Mart Item number 30290707 and UPC 777325108222.

Hazard identified

A third party testing facility has demonstrated that the products do not meet Canadian flammability requirements as outlined in the Hazardous Products (Carpet) Regulations under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

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

Neither Health Canada nor Korhani of Canada Inc. has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these area rugs.

For more information on the hazard, see Health Canada: Carpet Advisory.

Number sold

Approximately 90 of the recalled brown area rugs and 46 of the recalled taupe area rugs were sold in Canada at Walmart stores.

Time period sold

The recalled area rugs were sold from April 20, 2012 to May 13, 2012.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Korhani of Canada Inc.
Concord
Ontario
CANADA
Retailer
Walmart Canada Inc.
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using and discard the recalled rugs. Korhani of Canada requests that consumers contact customer service at 1-877-567-4264 to arrange for a refund or possible replacement product with proof of purchase before August 31, 2012.