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Consumer product recall

Springs Canada, Inc. recalls Hometrends Shiny Shag Area Rugs

Starting date:
July 19, 2016
Posting date:
July 19, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Hometrends 5 ft. x 7 ft. Shiny Shag Area Rugs in Silver, White and Taupe

Product description

This recall involves Hometrends 5 ft. x 7 ft. Shiny Shag Area Rugs made of 100% polyester.

The following Hometrends Shiny Shag Area Rug are included in the recall:
Colour SKU UPC
Silver W3275X762W 068667518771
White W3275X742W 068667518764
Taupe W3275X738W 068667518788


Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled carpets do not meet the required flammability requirements for large indoor carpets.

Neither Health Canada nor Springs Canada, Inc. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of the product in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 8,839 units of the recalled carpets were sold in Walmart locations throughout Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled carpets were sold between August, 2015 and June, 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in India.


Abhitex International
Springs Canada Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers should not use the recalled carpets and dispose of them immediately.

For additional information, consumers may contact Springs Canada Inc. at 905-507-5007.

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 For

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.