Safety

EcoRoman Shades were designed to offer the beauty of a classic roman shade without the safety concerns with corded window treatments. Our patent pending design is the only Truly Cordless shade – nothing to jam or tangle. Read about the growing concern about safety in window treatments.

Chicago Tribune – Loose standards for window blinds lead to strangulation risk for children
The window blind industry isn’t doing enough to eliminate the risk of strangulation for children, regulators and safety advocates say…

Business news in brief | Philadelphia Inquirer
Lowe’s recalling shades, blinds, totaling about six million Roman shades and five million roll-up blinds…

USA Today – New safety rule for cords on window blinds criticized
Cords on blinds continue to kill an average of one child a month, despite a 16-year federal push to make them safer…

Good Housekeeping – Window Blind Cord and Shade Safety – Keep Babies Safe Around Shades and Blinds
With all the recalls of children’s products lately it’s important not to let these risks related to window coverings get lost in the shuffle…

Consumer Reports – Long Island toddler dies after strangling on window blind chain
This sad event underscores the dangers that the cords and chains on blinds and shades pose to young children…