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Window Blinds and Shades Recall

4 years ago November 10, 2010 Nov 10, 2010 Wednesday, November 10 2010 Wednesday, November 10, 2010 6:48:38 PM CST in News
Source: Associated Press

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says Hanover Direct, Inc. agreed to recall thousands of roman shades and blinds after the death of a 22-month old boy in Iowa. He became tangled and trapped in the pull cord of a roman shade and was found hanging by the neck by his father. About 495,000 roman shades and 28,000 blinds are involved. The recall comes as the industry crafts better standards for making window coverings safer for children.

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