Recall: Giraffe Security Blankets
On 2010-05-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Giraffe Security Blankets due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2009 for about $9.
About 40,000 units are involved in this Rashti & Rashti stuffed giraffe recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Stuffed / Plush Toys & Accessories category in 2010.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 594-3730
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What is the problem?
The balls on top of the giraffe's horns can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at Target stores from January 2009 through August 2009 for about $9.
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 immediately take the recalled blankets away from children and contact Rashti & Rashti for a full refund.
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
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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