Consumer product recall

Zebra blinds with chain and chain guard by Multi-Stores recalled due to strangulation hazard for children

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Zebra Blinds with chain and chain guard by Multi-Stores
Consumer products - Strangulation hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled products, disassemble them and return them for repair.

Affected products

This recall involves zebra blinds equipped with a chain, chain guard and a wall clip.

The products are available in white, grey, beige, brown or black and custom sizes.


Health Canada has determined that the recalled blinds do not meet the Corded Window Coverings Regulations and pose a strangulation hazard. Young children may pull looped cords around their neck, or become entangled in the cords, causing a strangulation hazard and even death. In addition, the products can also release small parts that present a choking hazard to young children.

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 December 20, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products, disassemble them and return them to a Multi-Stores to coordinate the repair of their product.

For more information, consumers can contact Multi-Stores by telephone at 819-778-5353, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, 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 750 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from May, 2021 to December, 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Canada

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



Gatineau, QC


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Health Canada
General public
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