Consumer product recall

Home Basics Cordless Cellular Blackout Shades recalled due to Choking Hazard

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Summary

Product
Home Basics Cordless Cellular Blackout Shades and Light Filtering Shades
Issue
Consumer products - Choking hazard
What to do

Immediately remove the end caps from the bottomrail and contact Kent Building Supplies to obtain a repair kit.

Affected products

This recall involves assorted Home Basics brand Cordless Cellular Blackout and Home Basics brand Light Filtering Shades corded window coverings grey and white in colour and of varying sizes.

The following Home Basics Cordless Cellular Blackout corded window coverings are included in this recall:

Item Number

Size

1028941-GRY

24" x 48"

1028941-WHT

24" x 48"

1028943-GRY

48" x 64"

1028943-WHT

48" x 64"

1028946-GRY

54" x 48"

1028946-WHT

54" x 48"

1028949-GRY

54" x 64"

1028949-WHT

54" x 64"

1028951-GRY

60" x 48"

1028951-WHT

60" x 48"

1028954-GRY

60" x 64"

1028954-WHT

60" x 64"

1028974-GRY

24" x 64"

1028974-WHT

24" x 64"

1029001-GRY

30" x 48"

1029001-WHT

30" x 48"

1029004-GRY

30" x 64"

1029004-WHT

30" x 64"

1029006-GRY

36" x 48"

1029006-WHT

36" x 48"

1029009-GRY

36" x 64"

1029009-WHT

36" x 64"

1029013-GRY

42" x 48"

1029013-WHT

42" x 48"

1029016-GRY

42" x 64"

1029016-WHT

42" x 64"

1029019-GRY

48" x 48"

1029019-WHT

48" x 48"

 

The following Home Basics Light Filtering Shades corded window coverings are included in this recall:

Item Number Size

1028958-GRY

24" x 48" 

1028958-WHT

24" x 48" 

1028961-GRY

24" x 64" 

1028961-WHT

24" x 64" 

1028965-GRY

30" x 48" 

1028965-WHT

30" x 48" 

1028969-GRY

30" x 64" 

1028969-WHT

30" x 64" 

1028971-GRY

36" x 48" 

1028971-WHT

36" x 48" 

1028977-GRY

36" x 64" 

1028977-WHT

36" x 64" 

1028979-GRY

42" x 48" 

1028979-WHT

42" x 48" 

1028982-GRY

42" x 64" 

1028982-WHT

42" x 64" 

1028983-GRY

48" x 48" 

1028983-WHT

48" x 48" 

1028984-GRY

48" x 64" 

1028984-WHT

48" x 64" 

1028985-GRY

54" x 48" 

1028985-WHT

54" x 48" 

1028987-GRY

54" x 64" 

1028987-WHT

54" x 64" 

1028988-GRY

60" x 48" 

1028988-WHT

60" x 48" 

1028999-GRY

60" x 64" 

1028999-WHT

60" x 64" 

Issue

Health Canada has determined that the recalled blinds do not meet the Corded Window Coverings Regulations and pose a choking hazard. The product can release small parts that present a choking hazard to young children.

As of August 17, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the affected endcaps from the bottom rail and contact Kent Building Supplies to obtain a repair kit.

For more information, consumers can contact Kent Building Supplies by telephone at 1-800-565-4357, Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. AST, by email or visit the company's website.

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.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

          The company reported that 1,755 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

           The affected products were sold from May 2022 to August 2022.

Place of Origin

          Manufactured in Vietnam

Details
Original published date: 2022-08-26
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Household items - Furniture and furnishings
Companies

 

Importer

Whole Space Industries Ltd
11 floor, No 21, Sec 6 Chung-Hsaio East Road

Taipei

TAIWAN

115

 

Distributor

Kent Building Supplies
300 Union St

Saint John

New Brunswick
CANADA
E2L 4G7

 

Manufacturer

Kwong Fong (Vietnam) Company Limited
Gnu Hung-Thanh Giang Industry Zone

Thanh Giang Commune

Thanh Mien District

Hai Duong

VIETNAM

 

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64499