About Crate and Barrel Remy Shag Rugs

Recall Date: 6/10/2008

Crate and Barrel Recalls Shag Rugs Due to Fire Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2008 Release #08-301 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 451-8217 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Firm’s Media Contact: Harvey Silverstone, 847-239-6111 Crate and Barrel Recalls Shag Rugs Due to Fire Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: “Remy” Shag Rugs Units: About 5,100 Importer: Crate and Barrel, of Northbrook, Ill. Hazard: The large rugs fail to meet federal standards for flammability and could ignite, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The small rugs fail to meet federal labeling requirements. Small rugs are not required to meet the federal flammability standard; however, they are required to be permanently labeled with the following statement: “FLAMMABLE (FAILS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE STANDARD FF 2-70): SHOULD NOT BE USED NEAR SOURCES OF IGNITION.” Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves the “Remy” shag rugs with SKU numbers listed below. The rugs are made of cotton jersey. The large rugs measure 5’ by 8’ and 2.5’ by 7’. The small rugs measure 5’ round, 2’ by 3’, 4’ by 6’. “Remy” and the SKU number can be found on the back of the product label. Large Rugs SKU Color Size 0303-550 Red 5×8 0304-301 Red 2.5×7 0245-860 White 5×8 0301-868 White 2.5×7 Small Rugs SKU Color Size 0303-224 Red 4×6 0302-295 Red 2×3 0245-852 White 4×6 0245-801 White 2×3 481750 White 5’ round Sold at: Crate and Barrel retail stores nationwide, its online retailer, and through its catalogue from January 2007 through April 2008 for between $50 and $300. Manufactured in: India Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rugs. Consumers with large rugs should contact Crate and Barrel to arrange pick up of their rugs and obtain a full refund. Consumers with small rugs should contact Crate and Barrel to obtain a new label including warning information or a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Crate and Barrel at (800) 451-8217 between 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT seven days a week, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.crateandbarrel.com

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  • Crate & Barrel

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  • India

Category ID: 1875


  • Fire & Fire-Related Burn

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2008/Crate-and-Barrel-Recalls-Shag-Rugs-Due-to-Fire-Hazard