The Biggest Children's Product Recalls of 2010: Make Sure None of These Are in Your Home!

Do you own any of these recalled toys or baby gear? Read on to learn how to get these hazards repaired or replaced -- so you can keep your baby safe (19 Photos)

Amanda Hawkins on Jul 5, 2012 at 5:31PM

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Lowe's Roman Shades and Roll-Up Blinds

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a Amanda Hawkins on Dec 1, 2010 at 12:34PM

Recall Date: December 1, 2010

Name of Product:
Lowe's Roman shades and roll-up blinds

The Hazard: Roman Shades: Strangulation can occur if a child places his neck between the inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the blind, or if a child pulls the cord out and wraps it around his neck. Roll-Up Blinds: Strangulation can occur if the lifting loop slides off the side of the blind and a child's neck becomes entangled, or if a child puts his neck between the lifting loop and the roll-up blind material.

Description: This recall involves all styles and sizes of Roman shades and roll-up blinds sold by Lowe's stores, other retail stores and at lowes.com from at least 1999 through June 2010, except for those that included repair kits and/or release clips.

What to Do: Stop using the recalled Roman shades and roll-up blinds immediately and contact the Window Covering Safety Council for free repair kits by calling 800-506-4636 or visiting windowcoverings.org. Or contact Lowe's at 800-445-6937 or visit lowes.com.
 

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