Consumer product recall

Various Shades by Elite Window Fashions recalled due to strangulation hazard for children

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Various Shades by Elite Window Fashions
Consumer products - Strangulation hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Elite Window Fashions for replacement parts.

Affected products

This recall involves the following products by Elite Window Fashions - All Roller Shades, High-Lite Shades, Sheer Horizontal Shades, and Roman Shades sold with ChainGuards and P-Clips. Product is available in a wide range of custom colours and sizes.


Health Canada has determined that the recalled roller shade does not meet the Corded Window Coverings Regulations and pose a strangulation hazard. Young children may pull looped chain around their neck, causing a strangulation hazard and even death.  

Children can become entangled in blinds cords, which can quickly lead to strangulation and even death. Health Canada recommends cordless window coverings. For more information on the hazard, see Blind Cord Safety.

As of March 5, 2024, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Elite Window Fashions for replacement parts.

For more information, consumers can contact Elite Window Fashions by telephone at 1-800-387-3566, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm (EST), or by email at

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 consumers 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 Form.

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.

Additional information


Number Sold

The company reported that 85,853 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from July 2022 to March 2024.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in the Canada

Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Consumer products - Household items


Elite Window Fashions

Concord, ON


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Health Canada
General public
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