Blind Clearance Window Shade, Blind Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Blind Clearance Center recalls various Roller Shades, Vertical Blinds for Windows due to strangulation hazard. HCSC: http://ht.ly/kuomL

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/26861r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports its sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled Roller Shades and Vertical Blinds pose a strangulation hazard by having exposed looped operating cords. Young children may pull looped cords around their neck, posing a strangulation hazard.

Health Canada has published a valuable information sheet about the strangulation hazards associated with some Window Blinds and Curtains. You can see it here: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/kids-enfants/sleep-sommeil/curtain_cord-cordons_rideaux-eng.php

HCSC recall number: RA-26861
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1905
E. & O. E.

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