IdeaVillage Battery-Powered BrightLight Blankets Recalled

Date:
March 14, 2013
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
IdeaVillage Products Corp.
The Danger:
The batteries in the blanket can overheat, posing a burn hazard. The firm has received four reports of batteries overheating, including one report of a minor burn to a finger.
Description:
About 5,200 BrightLight blankets have been recalled. The recalled 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.
Sold At:
Online at brightlightpillow.com and by phone from July 2012 through August 2012 for about $40.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the recalled blankets and contact IdeaVillage for a free replacement blanket. IdeaVillage is contacting its customers directly. For more information, contact IdeaVillage by calling (866) 655-4342 or visiting brightlightblanketrecall.com.
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/BrightLight-Blankets-Recalled-by-IdeaVillage/

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