BrightLight Blankets Recalled by IdeaVillage Due to Burn Hazard

The batteries in the LED-lit blanket can overheat.

Recall date: Tháng Ba 14, 2013
Recall number: 13-730
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Battery-powered BrightLight™ blankets

Hazard:

The batteries in the blanket can overheat, posing a burn hazard.

Consumer Contact:

IdeaVillage, toll-free at (866) 655-4342, from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday and Tuesday, 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT Wednesday, 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. PT Thursday and Friday or www.brightlightblanketrecall.com for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 5,200

Description

The recalled BrightLight blankets are 40-inch by 60-inch white, polyester blankets with LED lights that change color. The blanket has a battery compartment in a zippered pouch on the edge of the blanket.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received four reports of batteries overheating, including one report of a minor burn to a finger.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blankets and contact IdeaVillage for a free replacement blanket. IdeaVillage is contacting its customers directly.

Sold exclusively at

Online at www.brightlightpillow.com and by phone from July 2012 through August 2012 for about $40.

Importer

IdeaVillage Products Corp. of Wayne, N.J

Manufacturer

Wellbrain International, of China

Manufactured in

China

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