Children's Giraffe Blanket Recalled by Rashti & Rashti Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target Stores

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2010
Release #10-235
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 594-3730
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Children's Giraffe Blanket Recalled by Rashti & Rashti Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target Stores

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: Giraffe Security Blankets

Units: About 44,000

Importer: Rashti & Rashti, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The balls on top of the giraffe's horns can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves the pink "I Love You" security blanket with a giraffe plush head. The blanket measures about 14 inches wide by 14 inches in length. "I Love You" is embroidered on the blanket. Style number Y22230H and "Just One Year a division of Carter's" are sewn into a label on the blanket.

Sold exclusively at: Target stores from January 2009 through August 2009 for about $9.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled blankets away from children and contact Rashti & Rashti for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Rashti & Rashti toll-free at (888) 594-3730 between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.rashtiandrashti.com

Picture of recalled giraffe blanket