Fauxwood Window Blind Recall [Canada]

Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: Fauxwood Window Blind Recall [Canada]VanBC Window Blinds recalls an estimated 390 Fauxwood Horizontal Blinds due to strangulation hazard. HCSC: http://ht.ly/QdVTt

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54138r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Window Blinds are subject to this recall:

  • 2″ Fauxwood Horizontal Blinds, manufactured by VanBC Window Blinds. The products are custom made and are available in various colors such as Snow White, Dove White and Pearl White and in different sizes.

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

According to Health Canada, its sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled Blinds pose a strangulation hazard by having exposed looped operating cords. Young children may pull looped cords around their neck, posing a risk of strangulation.

In contravention of the applicable regulations, the Blinds also do not have the required hang tag warnings and company information nor year of manufacture listed on the product.

Neither Health Canada nor VanBC Window Blinds has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these Blinds.

For more information on this hazard, please see: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/security-securite/home-maison/curtain_cord-cordons_rideaux-eng.php

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Window Blinds, please do not use them, let your children play near or on them or locate a crib nearby. Instead, kindly contact the agent and/or installer from whom you purchased the product or VanBC Window Blinds directly for a free-of-charge replacement or to arrange for a repair.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact VanBC Window Blinds at 1-604-590-0979, 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at info@vanbcwindowblinds.com.

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Additional information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-54138
Recalls Direct RIN: 5629-2015
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