Pretty Much All Roman And Roll-Up Blinds Recalled

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Window Covering Safety Council have announced a “recall to repair” of all Roman shades and roll-up shades, after multiple reports of deaths and near strangulations in recent years. If you’ve got kids in your house and you use either type of window covering, visit or call 800-506-4636 to receive a free kit that will let you retrofit the shades and blinds with clips.

Here’s a video from the Window Covering Safety Council explaining the problem. It should also probably be recalled, because I nearly strangled myself while watching it.

“Window Covering Safety Council Recalls to Repair All Roman and Roll-Up Blinds Due to Risk of Strangulation” [CPSC]