Recall date: March 14, 2013
Recall number: 13-730

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Battery-powered BrightLight™ blankets
Hazard:
The batteries in the blanket can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
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.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 5,200
Description:

 

The batteries in the LED-lit blanket can overheat.

 

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