Product recalls

Briefing on window blinds safety

November 5, 2010

Invitation to manufacturers, importers, retailers, installers, engineers, representatives of users and other interested bodies for 29 November 2010.

There have been a number of accidents in Ireland and worldwide resulting in serious injury and death to children as a result of strangulation caused by the cord/bead mechanism of some window blinds.

The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) and the National Consumer Agency (NCA) are holding a meeting with manufacturers, importers, retailers and installers of internal window blinds, along with representatives of users, engineers and other interested bodies, to discuss these issues with a view to eliminating the occurrence of such accidents.

Date: 29 November 2010
Time: 10am -1pm
Venue: National Consumer Agency
Address: 4 Harcourt Road, Dublin 2

Register today

If you are interested in attending please provide your contact details to Elizabeth O’Ferrall of NSAI by email, phone or post by 22 November 2010.

Telephone 01 8073855
Mobile 087 9819956
Post Standards Development – Product Safety
National Standards Authority of Ireland
1 Swift Square, Northwood, Santry, Dublin 9
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