MWA of New York, N.Y., is recalling about 4,200 LUXE+WILLOW heated blankets.
The blanket can overheat if left plugged in and powered on for an extended period, posing fire and burn hazards.
The firm has received three reports of the blankets overheating, including one report of a burn to a consumer’s wrist. One consumer reported seeing flames.
This recall involves LUXE+WILLOW heated blankets brand name L & W BIO. LUXE+WILLOW and L&W BIO are printed on a label on the blanket. The polyester blanket measures 50 inches by 50 inches and is white with a Sherpa lining.
The blankets, manufactured in China, were sold at T.J. Maxx, Urban Outfitters, and other stores nationwide from January 2022, through March 2022, for about $40.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric blanket and contact MWA for a full refund or $50 voucher towards the purchase of another LUXE+WILLOW product.
Consumers should unplug the electric blanket, cut the electrical cord, and submit a photo of the blanket’s cut cord and labeling on the blanket to the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org as proof of destruction and to receive the refund or $50 voucher.
After submitting proof of destruction to the firm, consumers should dispose of the recalled blanket. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Consumers may contact MWA toll-free at (855) 459-3933 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com, or online for more information.