IdeaVillage Products of Wayne, NJ, is recalling about 5,200 battery-powered BrightLight blankets.
The batteries in the LED-lit blanket can overheat, posing a burn hazard. The firm has received four reports of batteries overheating, including one report of a minor burn to a finger.
The recalled BrightLight blankets are 40-inch by 60-inch white, polyester blankets with LED lights that change color. The blanket has a battery compartment in a zippered pouch on the edge of the blanket.
The blankets, manufactured in China, were sold exclusively online at www.brightlightpillow.com and by phone from July 2012, through August 2012, for about $40.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blankets and contact IdeaVillage for a free replacement blanket. IdeaVillage is contacting its customers directly.
Consumers may contact IdeaVillage toll-free at (866) 655-4342, from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday and Tuesday, 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT Wednesday, 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. PT Thursday and Friday.