BrightLight Blankets Recalled by IdeaVillage Due to Burn Hazard
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall date: March 14, 2013
Recall number: 13-730
Name of product: Battery-powered BrightLight(tm) blankets
Hazard: The batteries in the blanket can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blankets and contact IdeaVillage for a free replacement blanket. IdeaVillage is contacting its customers directly.
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.
Units: About 5,200
Photos are available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/
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.
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