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Bilt-Safe, Comfort Max Electric Blankets

Description: Originally issued November 9, 2004, Revised December 29, 2008Release # 05-042 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Note: Firm is out of business; electric blankets and controllers should be discarded or destroyed CPSC, Bilt-Safe Technologies Announce Recall of Electric Blankets WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firms below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Electric Blankets Units: 60,000, including 13,720 sold to consumers Importer: Bilt-Safe Technologies Inc., of Erwin, Tenn. Hazard: When the temperature controller on the blanket is reset multiple times or the blanket is folded or covered with additional blankets, the blanket can overheat. This can result in smoldering and melting, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Bilt-Safe has received 86 reports of the blankets overheating or charring, including three reports of minor skin burns. Description: The recalled automatic warming blankets were sold in blue or beige colors under the Bilt-Safe and Comfort Max brand names and came in sizes to fit all mattresses. The temperature controller is removable and plugs into a module at the bottom of the blanket. The recalled units have the following model numbers, which are located on a tag sewn to the blanket: BST-03-A-F, BST-03-A-K, BST-03-A-Q, and BST-03-A-T. Sold at: Family Dollar Stores, Peebles Inc., and Le Roux at Home stores nationwide from October 2003 through February 2004 for between $40 and $100. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should stop using the electric blankets immediately and destroy the controller and blanket. The firm is out of business, and a remedy is no longer available [Learn More]

Bilt-Safe, Comfort Max Electric Blankets Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date11/09/2004
Recall ID2817
Recall Number05042
Product TypeElectric Blankets/Warmers
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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