Name of Product: Aristocrat II Carpet
Hazard: The carpet fails to meet federal flammability standards, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Remedy: Replace, Refund
Consumer Contact: Shaw Industries at (800) 241-4031 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.shawfloors.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Shaw-Industries-Recalls-Carpet/
Units: About 16,300 yards
Description: The recall involves Aristocrat II brand wall-to-wall carpet with style number 7L514. The carpet was sold in one color, “Pale Clay.” A date stamp on the back of the carpet reads “USA 760 MEA 52545,” the date “06-07-2013,” a time range between 00:45 and 3:00 and the words “Pile: 100% Polyester.” The stamp is repeated every six feet.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Shaw Industries to determine if their carpet is included in the recall and for instructions on returning the product for refund or replacement.
Sold exclusively at: Lowe’s stores nationwide between June 2013 and September 2013 for about $1 a square foot.
Manufacturer: Shaw Industries Inc., of Dalton, Ga.
Manufactured in: USA