Cordless Shades & Blinds are basically window coverings – blinds or shades that do not have any exposed lift cords. They are child safe because they eliminate the danger of dangling lift cords. Plus, it is Certified Best For Kids! Cordless window coverings comply with the new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) the most recent new window covering safety standard. The standard was effective on December 15, 2018. The new guideline requires that a vast majority of window covering products sold in the United States and Canada to be cordless or have inaccessible or short cords. Therefore, buy cordless to keep families safe.