Springs Window Fashions of Middleton, Wisc., is recalling about 61,000 Zeus brand “Freedom Power” lithium AA batteries sold with motorized window coverings.
The batteries can overheat, leak or discharge, posing fire and burn hazards.
The company has received four reports that the batteries overheated, leaked or discharged, including one report of a minor burn.
This recall involves custom motorized window coverings that were sold with Zeus brand AA lithium batteries. Window coverings with batteries included in this recall were sold under the Bali, Graber, and Signature Series brands, and as private labeled products of Blinds Galore and JCP Home.
The custom window coverings include cellular, roller, Roman (fabric and natural shades), pleated, sheer and layered shades, and wood blinds.
Only Zeus brand AA lithium batteries are included in this recall.
The batteries, manufactured in China, were sold at Budget Blinds, Gotcha Covered, Home Depot, Lowe’s, JC Penney, Menards and independent Graber dealers nationwide, and online at Blinds.com from December 2015, through November 2016, for between $250 and $1,000.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using and remove the Zeus brand batteries from the window coverings. Springs Window Fashions will ship batteries and instructions directly to consumers.
Consumers may contact Springs Window Fashions at 800-221-6352 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.SpringsWindowFashions.com and click on “Product Recall Information” for more information.