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Western Window Coverings Ltd. recalls 2 inch Faux Wood Horizontal Blind
- Starting date:
- June 5, 2015
- Posting date:
- June 5, 2015
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Strangulation Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
2 inch Faux Wood Horizontal Blind
This recall involves Horizontal / Venetian Blinds with a slat size of 5.0 centimetres (two inches). The products are custom made to order in various sizes and colours.
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled blinds pose a strangulation hazard by not having an inner cord stop. Inner cord stops are devices that prevent an inner cord from being pulled and forming a loop in which young children may pull around their neck, posing a risk of strangulation.
Neither Health Canada nor Western Window Coverings has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these blinds.
For more information on the hazard, see Blind Cord Safety.
Up to 130 blinds have been sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled blinds were sold in Canada between October 2014 and May 2015.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Canada
Western Window Coverings Ltd.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blinds and contact Western Window Coverings Ltd. for instructions.
For additional information, consumers may contact the manufacturer by email or by telephone at (403) 285-6697.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
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