Recall: Lil' Snugglers; Children's Blankets
On 2008-05-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Lil' Snugglers; Children's Blankets due to a potential strangulation hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2005 for about $12.00.
About 70,000 units are involved in this Douglas blanket recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Cushions, Pillows & Bedding category in 2008.
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What is the problem?
The blanket's satin edge can come loose, posing a strangulation hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled children's blankets are 14 inches square with an animal head sewn in the middle. The satin border around the outside edge is about one inch wide.
These items were sold new+ at Specialty stores nationwide and on the Web from April 2005 through December 2007 for about $12.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should take the blankets away from children immediately and return it to Douglas for a free replacement blanket or credit toward another item of equal value.
For additional information, contact Douglas Co. at (800)992-9002 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.douglastoys.com, or email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has 18 reports of the satin separating from the blanket. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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