U.S. Shopper Product Security Commssion
Greater than 200,000 weighted blankets are being recalled by the Goal division chain after reviews of two younger ladies suffocating beneath one, the U.S. Shopper Product Security Fee mentioned Thursday.
Two ladies, ages 4 and 6, reportedly died from asphyxiation after unzipping and crawling inside the kids’s Pillowfort weighted blankets at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina in April, the company mentioned.
Altogether, Goal, the place the blankets had been completely bought, has obtained 4 reviews of youngsters being trapped in them. The recall impacts about 204,000 of the blankets.
“CPSC and Goal are urging shoppers to cease utilizing the recalled weighted blankets instantly and make contact with Goal for a refund,” the federal company mentioned in an announcement.
The blankets weigh 6 kilos and are available in eight colour and sample picks, together with unicorn white, area navy, pink, blue, grey, buffalo plaid purple, blue constellation, and unicorn pink. They had been being bought for $40 between December 2018 to September 2022.
To investigate concerning the refund course of, click on right here for extra info. Goal can be contacting affected shoppers straight, the CPSC mentioned.