Rugs Recalled by Brumlow Mills Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at J.C. Penney

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–September 24, 2010.  The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Zen Large and Small Room Rugs

Units: About 1,000

Manufacturer: Brumlow Mills, of Calhoun, Ga.

Hazard: The large rugs fail to meet federal flammability standards and could ignite, posing the risk of fire and burn hazards to consumers. The small rugs fail to meet federal labeling requirements. Small rugs are not required to meet the federal flammability standard; however, they are required to be permanently labeled with the following statement: “FLAMMABLE (FAILS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE STANDARD FF 2-70): SHOULD NOT BE USED NEAR SOURCES OF IGNITION.”

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves “Zen design” polypropylene rugs in rust and sage colors. Zen rugs in other colors are not involved in this recall. Only rugs purchased from January 2010 through March 2010 are involved in this recall.

Small Rugs Large Rugs
Size Color Size Color
2’x3’3″ Rust
5’x8′ Rust
2’6″x3’10” Rust
6′ Sq Rust
3’4″x5′ Rust
22″x108″ Rust
22″x60″ Rust
8’x10′ Rust

Sold exclusively through: J.C. Penney’s website and catalog from January 2010 through March 2010 for between $40 and $400.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rugs. Consumers with large rugs should contact Brumlow Mills to obtain a replacement or refund. Consumers with small rugs should contact Brumlow Mills to obtain a new label including warning information. The firm is contacting all known users.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Brumlow Mills at (877) 879-0176 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday