More Window Shades Recalled After Toddler Death

Law360, New York (November 11, 2010, 3:58 PM EST) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the voluntary recall of more than half a million Roman shades and roller blinds by Hanover Direct Inc., sparked by a toddler's strangulation in a blind cord.

The recall announced Wednesday in a joint release from the CPSC and Hanover Direct Inc. involved about 495,000 Roman shades and 28,500 roller or roll-up blinds.

The CPSC said it had received a new report that a 22-month-old boy from Cedar Falls, Iowa, had died after he was found hanging by...
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