BrightLight Blankets Recalled by IdeaVillage Due to Burn Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
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.
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
Manufactured in: China