Nien Made Enterprise Co. recalls Hampton Bay 1 ⅜" Aluminum 24" x 48" Blinds

Starting date:
January 11, 2016
Posting date:
January 11, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Strangulation Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-56554

Affected products

Hampton Bay 1 3/8" Venetian Blind in 24" x 48" size

Product description

This recall involves the Hampton Bay 24" x 48" 1 3/8" white and alabaster aluminum blinds.

The blinds have a sticker on the inside head rail that states “Home Depot Toronto, Ontario. Canada" and “Made in Cambodia/NM/2015".

If the sticker cannot be located, consumers should contact 1-844-882-5743.

Hazard identified

The recalled blinds have accessible inner cords. Young children may pull the inner cords around their neck, posing a risk of strangulation.

Neither Health Canada nor Home Depot has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these blinds in Canada.

For more information on the hazard, see Blind Cord Safety.

Number sold

Approximately 2,000 units were sold in Canada at Home Depot locations.

Time period sold

The recalled blinds were sold between May 2015 and November 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Cambodia.

Companies

Importer
The Home Depot of Canada Inc.
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Nien Made Enterprise Co., Ltd of Santa Fe Springs
Santa Fe Springs
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blinds and contact Home Depot to receive a free replacement or refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Nien Made Enterprise Co. at 1-844-882-5743 Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm PST.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.