Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Nourison Recalls Rugs Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Area Rugs

Hazard: The rugs fail to meet federal flammability standards, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Refund, Replace

Consumer Contact: Nourison at (800) 223-1110 ext. 2358 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.nourison.com, then click on Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 1,400

Description: This recall involves Nourison-branded I-CANDI collection polyester shag rugs. They were sold in one color, denim, consisting of a mix of dark blue, light blue and grey shades. The rugs measure 5-by 7-feet and 7-feet 6-inches by 9-feet 6-inches. "ICANDI COLLECTION" and "Nourison" are printed in black on a label affixed to the back of the rug.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rugs and contact Nourison for instructions on how to return the rug for a full refund or replacement, including shipping.

Sold exclusively at: The Home Depot stores in the following regions: Washington D.C.; San Diego, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif.; Las Vegas, Nev. and Houston, Texas in September 2012 for between $179 and $389.

Importer: Nourison Industries Inc., of Saddle Brook, N.J.

Manufactured in: China