About 43,000 Sunbeam Queen Size Heated Blankets have been recalled as the blankets can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
The firm has received 13 reports of the blankets overheating. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves the Sunbeam Queen Size Heated Blanket, model number 32810027. The blankets were sold with detachable controllers and in the following colors: beige, ivory, light green, dark blue, light blue, burgundy, dark gray, light gray and gray violet. The Sunbeam logo and the model number are printed on the wash label affixed to the blanket.
The blankets were sold online at Amazon.com and small independent stores nationwide from September 2022 through January 2023 for about $120.
Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled blankets and contact Star Elite for a full refund. Consumers will be asked to complete the online recall registration form available at www.productrecall.sunbeamhome.com and to destroy the blanket by cutting the power cord at the plug, marking an “X” with permanent marker on the wash label and sending the recalling firm a photo of the destroyed blanket.
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