Manufacturer: Hunter Douglas Fabrication Co.
Product: Standard cordlock top-down/bottom-up Duette and Applause Honeycomb Shades
Hazard: Some of the cords inside the breakaway cord stop were tied in a single knot which can prevent the cord stop from functioning as designed to break away. A child can become entangled in a cord loop and strangle.
PRODUCT: Standard cordlock top-down/bottom-up Duette and Applause honeycomb shades; standard cordlock top-down/bottom-up Hunter Douglas pleated shades; Hunter Douglas Brilliance Privacy View pleated shades and standard cordlock Duette and Applause Duolite shades
Description: This recall involves custom-made cellular and pleated window coverings, sold in various colors and featuring a breakaway cord stop. These honeycomb and pleated shades have a top-down and bottom-up function allowing for the raising and lowering of the shades from the top down or from the bottom up. The Hunter Douglas logo is printed on the tassels on the single cords that descend from the breakaway cord stop.
Sold At: Hunter Douglas dealers nationwide from January 2011 through August 2012. Custom shade prices vary widely based on size, style and dealer. Retail prices for these recalled shades range from $240 up.
Units: About 4,400 shades
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Hunter Douglas at (800) 997-2389 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at http://www.hunterdouglas.com/connector