WindowTex Roller Window Shade Recall [US]

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US/Washington: WindowTex Roller Window Shade Recall [US]Windowcraft Inc. doing business as WindowTex recalls approximately 6,800 Roller Window Shades due to injury hazard. CPSC:

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves WindowTex custom-made Fabric Roller Window Shades that are raised and lowered by a side-mounted chain.

The recalled Shades have an idler with steel pin inserted into one end of the roller tube. The steel pin is used to connect the Window Shade to the metal mounting bracket.

The Roller Shades included in this recall have idlers with model number D15T, used with a 1-1/2 inch roller tube, and model number D20T, used with a 2 inch roller tube.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the CPSC, a steel pin inserted into the idler on the Shades can become dislodged and cause the Shade to fall from the mounting bracket, posing a risk of injury from impact to the consumer.

WindowTex has received six (6) reports of steel pins becoming dislodged from the window Shade idler, causing some of the Shades to fall. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased the recalled Roller Window Shades you should immediately contact the place of purchase for instructions on how to schedule a service call for free replacement idlers. You can also contact WindowTex for help identifying your nearest authorized dealer. Authorized dealers are also contacting all known purchasers.


Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-047
Recalls Direct RIN: 4561-2014
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