Blinds Recalled after Cord Strangles Infant

Blinds Xpress is recalling 450,000 of its blinds after a 2 year old girl was strangled in the loop of a vertical blind cord.  This recall effects 139,000 custom vertical blinds and 315,000 horizontal blinds.  The blinds were sold from January 1995 to December 2011.  Customers should immediately stop using the blinds and should go to www.windowcoverings.org to receive a free repair kit.