Window Blinds, Shades Recalled After Kids' Deaths

Nearly 5.5 million window coverings and blinds (many of which were sold exclusively at Target) were recalled this week after the death of three children and near-strangulation of seven other children.

The accidents occurred when the children became entangled in looped pull cords, as well as exposed inner cords and exposed lifting loops.

The six companies participating in the recall include Pottery Barn Kids, IKEA, Vertical Land Inc., Lewis Hyman Inc., Lutron Electronics Co. Inc. and Victoria Classics.

Check out the TODAY show Web site for a complete list of recalled window coverings.

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