58,000 Sunbeam Heated blankets recalled

Photo source: CPSC

The blankets can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards

Star Elite of Canada is recalling about 58,000 Sunbeam Queen Size Heated Blankets sold in the U.S., and Canada.

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 in 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, manufactured in China, were sold online at Amazon.com and small independent stores nationwide from September 2022, through January 2023, for about $120.

What to do

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.

Consumers may contact Star Elite toll-free at (877) 383-6399 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, or online at https://www.sunbeamhome.com/en/support/product-recall for more informattion

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