Blankets recalled due to burn hazard

Posted at 10:25 AM, Mar 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-18 10:25:46-04

IdeaVillage has issued a recall for 5,200 battery-powered BrightLight blankets, according to

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the firm has received four reports of batteries overheating, including one report of a minor burn to a finger.

The recalled BrightLight blankets are 40-inches by 60-inches, 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 CPSC says consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blankets and contact IdeaVillage for a free replacement blanket. IdeaVillage is contacting its customers directly.

Find more information from CPSC, HERE.