Roller Shades Recalled Due to Impact Hazard

  June 2, 2016

By Naomi Millán

Serena and SIVOIA QS TRIATHLON roller shades have been recalled by Lutron Electronics because the window shades can become dislodged from their brackets and fall, posing an impact hazard. The recall affects about 30,000 custom-ordered made-to-measure units sold between November 2013 and November 2015.

The manufacturer has received 36 reports of incidents of shades falling from mounting brackets, but no injuries have been reported, according to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recall number 16-091.

The recall affects model numbers QSFRJ-S2A13-B; QSFRJ-S2A13-BN; QSFRJ-S2A13-PS; QSFRJ-S2A13-PSN; SYRJ-S2A13-B; SYRJ-S2A13-BN; SYRJ-S2A13-PS; SYRJ-S2A13-PSN; SMR-S2A13; and SMR-S2A13-N. Affected shades have the following date codes:  W45 – Y46. 

According to the recall notice, the majority of the shades are battery-operated and controlled by a Lutron remote control. Some of the models are plug-in and some are manual. All of the models are cordless.  

Facility managers affected by this recall are directed to contact Lutron Electronics at 844-478-2033 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.lutron.com/safetynotice for more information.

This Quick Read was submitted by Naomi Millán, senior editor of Building Operating Management magazine, naomi.millan@tradepress.com. Go here for other recent recall notices.


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