Berkshire Blanket & Home Company Recalls Heated Throws and Blankets Due to Fire and Thermal Burn Hazards

Name of Product: Heated Throws and Blankets
Hazard: The electric throws and blankets may overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Remedy: Refund
Recall Date: November 30, 2023
Units: About 29,840
Consumer Contact: Berkshire Blanket & Home Co. toll-free at 888-359-4662 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday to Friday.
Description: This recall involves Berkshire Blanket Heated Throws and Blankets sold in a variety of colors and patterns, including blue, cream, gray, hummus, striped blue and snowflake. The throws and blankets sold at L.L. Bean are L.L. Bean and Berkshire Blanket branded. The throws and blankets sold at Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) stores and online at berkshireblanket.com, amazon.com, target.com, macys.com and qvc.com are Berkshire Blanket branded. The throws measure about 50 inches wide and 60 inches long and are made of polyester. The blankets are sized to fit twin-, full/queen- and king-sized beds and are made of polyester. The heated throws and blankets are controlled by a white cord with a white digital controller unit. The model numbers are on a white label on the back of the throws and blankets and on the back side of the controller unit. The Berkshire Blanket logo and tracker numbers are printed on the wash label affixed to the throws and blankets. The tracker numbers subject to this recall fall within the following range:

Tracker Number Range

Berkshire Blanket Heated Throws

05012218641-0630221864105012218642-0630221864205012218806-0630221880605012218807-0630221880705012218828-0630221882805012218811-0630221881105012218809-0630221880905012218810-06302218810050122E0551-063022E0551050122E0549-063022E0549

Berkshire Blanket Heated Blankets

050122E0545-063022E0545050122E0546-063022E0546050122E0550-063022E0550050122E0544-063022E0544

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric throws and blankets and contact Berkshire Blanket & Home Co. for a full refund. Consumers must complete an online recall registration form, submit a photo of the destroyed blanket showing the cut cord, and submit a photo of the wash label after writing “Refund” and an assigned 5-digit refund code on the wash label to receive a full refund.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received nine reports of the throws and blankets burning, melting or overheating. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: L.L. Bean and at Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) stores nationwide and online at berkshireblanket.com, amazon.com, target.com, macys.com and qvc.com from August 2022 through October 2023 for between $50 and $180.
Distributor: Berkshire Blanket & Home Co., of Ware, Massachusetts
Manufactured In: China