Friday, March 22, 2013

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
BrightLight blanketRecall number: 13-730

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Battery-powered BrightLight™ blankets
The batteries in the blanket can overheat, p
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 for more information.
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Recall Details

About 5,200
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.
The firm has received four reports of batteries overheating, including one report of a minor burn to a finger.
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 and by phone from July 2012 through August 2012 for about $40.
IdeaVillage Products Corp. of Wayne, N.J
Wellbrain International, of China
Manufactured in

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