CPSC Recall - Issued 12/12/2013

Shaw Industries Recalls Carpet Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Lowe's Stores

Manufacturer: Shaw Industries Inc
Product: Aristocrat II Carpet
Hazard: The carpet fails to meet federal flammability standards, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Remedy: Replace, Refund
Injuries: None reported
Description: The recall involves Aristocrat II brand wall-to-wall carpet with style number 7L514. The carpet was sold in one color, “Pale Clay.” A date stamp on the back of the carpet reads “USA 760 MEA 52545,” the date “06-07-2013,” a time range between 00:45 and 3:00 and the words “Pile: 100% Polyester.” The stamp is repeated every six feet.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Shaw Industries to determine if their carpet is included in the recall and for instructions on returning the product for refund or replacement.
Sold At: Lowe’s stores nationwide between June 2013 and September 2013 for about $1 a square foot.
Units: About 16,300 yards
Consumer Contact: Shaw Industries at (800) 241-4031 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.shawfloors.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.
Company Website: www.shawfloors.com