About Basic Blindz Springs Window Fashions Natural Faux Wood Plantation Blinds

Recall Date: 8/3/2007

Window Blinds Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores Recalled for Repair by Springs Window Fashions Due to Strangulation Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2007 Release #07-262 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 305-8652 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Window Blinds Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores Recalled for Repair by Springs Window Fashions Due to Strangulation Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms 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: Basic Blindz® Window Blinds Units: About 140,000 Importer: Springs Window Fashions LLC, of Middleton, Wis. Hazard: The window blinds have a pull cord that is looped, posing a strangulation hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves two inch Natural Faux Wood Plantation Blinds sold under the Basic Blindz® brand. The blinds have a yellow steel top rail, also called the head rail, a cord tilter on the left side (to tilt the slats open or closed), and a double pull cord that meets at a cord connector and ends in a single cord on the right side (to raise and lower the blinds). Stickers inside the top rail state: “Springs Window Fashion LLC, Middleton, WI 53562,” “Made in China,” and “Manufacturing Date Code.” Blinds with manufacturing date codes JX, JY, JZ, KO, KP, KQ, KR, KS, and KT are included in the recall. The following item numbers are located on the window blind’s packaging. Item # (SWF) Item # (Lowe’s) Description 75-4270-27 251072 Basic Blindz® 23×64 Faux Wood – Natural 75-4271-27 251075 Basic Blindz® 27×64 Faux Wood – Natural 75-4272-27 251078 Basic Blindz® 29×64 Faux Wood – Natural 75-4273-27 251080 Basic Blindz® 30×64 Faux Wood – Natural 75-4274-27 251083 Basic Blindz® 31×64 Faux Wood – Natural 75-4275-27 251085 Basic Blindz® 32×64 Faux Wood – Natural 75-4276-27 251088 Basic Blindz® 34×64 Faux Wood – Natural 75-4277-27 251090 Basic Blindz® 35×64 Faux Wood – Natural 75-4278-27 251093 Basic Blindz® 36×64 Faux Wood – Natural 75-4290-27 253063 Basic Blindz® 34×72 Faux Wood – Natural 75-4291-27 253064 Basic Blindz® 35×72 Faux Wood – Natural Sold at: Lowe’s stores from March 2007 through July 2007 for between $24 and $40. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled window blinds and contact Springs Window Fashions to receive a free retrofit kit. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Springs Window Fashions toll-free at (866) 305-8652 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s Web site at www.springswindowfashions.com

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Manufacturers

  • Springs Window Fashions
  • Basic Blindz
  • Lowe’s

Made In

  • China

Category ID: 1853

Hazards

  • Strangulation

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2007/Window-Blinds-Sold-Exclusively-at-Lowes-Stores-Recalled-for-Repair-by-Springs-Window-Fashions-Due-to-Strangulation-Hazard