Leather Shag Rugs Recalled by Chandra Rugs Due to Fire Hazard

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Article Date: 7/16/2009 | Resource: MLG

Leather Shag Rugs Recalled by Chandra Rugs Due to Fire Hazard

“U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission”

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Art Collection Leather Shag Rugs

Units: About 400

Importer: Chandra Rugs, of Adairsville, Ga.

Hazard: The rugs fail to meet federal flammability standard, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves “Art Collection” leather shag rugs. The rugs included in this recall have the following style numbers. The style number can be located on the rug’s label.

Style Number Color Size
ART3601-576 black 5′ x 7’6”
ART3601-79106 black 7’9” x 10’6”
ART3601-79RD black 7’9” Round
ART3602-576 brown 5′ x 7’6”
ART3602-79106 brown 7’9” x 10’6”
ART3602-79RD brown 7’9” Round
ART3603-576 ivory/tan 5′ x 7’6”
ART3603-79106 ivory/tan 7’9” x 10’6”
ART3603-79RD ivory/tan 7’9” Round
ART3604-576 orange/beige 5′ x 7’6”
ART3604-79106 orange/beige 7’9” x 10’6”
ART3604-79RD orange/beige 7’9” Round
Sold at: Furniture stores nationwide and by Internet retailers from December 2007 through May 2009 for between $280 and $615 (suggested retail price).

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rugs. Consumers should contact Chandra Rugs to schedule a pick-up and to arrange for a store credit or a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Chandra rugs toll-free at (800) 258-6614 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.chandrarugs.com. Consumers can also e-mail the firm at policy@chandrarugs.com

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Jeffrey Marquart