The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that IKEA Home Furnishing is voluntarily recalling their products that go by the names IRIS and ALVINE Roman Blinds due to one child death in Greenwich, Connecticut. The blinds have been sold in IKEA stores nationwide between July 2005 and June 2008. Tragically, the deceased child was found strangulated and partially suspended in the inner cord of the blinds. Approximately 670,000 of these blinds have been sold in the United States. For additional information you may contact IKEA (888) 966-4532 or go to their website – www.ikea-use.com.
To report a dangerous product, you may reach the CPSC’s hotline at (800) 638-2772 or visit their website at www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. You may obtain a copy of this recall information at www.cpsc.gov.