Window blinds that were sold exclusively at Lowe's have been recalled
because they have looped pull cords. This is one of the hazards that was covered in the Top 5 home safety hazards
post last week.
This recall involves two inch Natural Faux Wood Plantation Blinds sold under the Basic Blindz® brand. These blinds were sold at Lowe's stores from March 2007 through July 2007 for between $24 and $40. They were manufactured in China and imported by Springs Window Fashions LLC.
There have been no reports of injury associated with these blinds. To receive your free retrofit repair kit, contact Springs Window Fashions toll-free at (866) 305-8652 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit Springs Window Fashions's Web site.
For more information and for the item numbers of of the recalled blinds, please check out the press release.