Target recalls 204,000 weighted blankets after girls suffocated to death in North Carolina
Target is recalling about 204,000 weighted blankets sold nationwide after two girls suffocated to death in April, retailers and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday. .
According to a statement released by the CPSC, children aged 4 and 6 reportedly suffocated while trapped in a pillowfort blanket cover in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Target received four reports of children being unzipped and trapped inside, including two fatalities. said.
You must stop using the blanket immediately and contact Target for a refund.
The China-made blanket was sold exclusively at Target stores and online for $40 from December 2018 to September 2022.
The 6-pound blanket is 60 inches long and 40 inches wide and has a removable, waterproof, and washable cover. They came in eight prints or colors, including:
Target can be reached online or 800-440-0680 from 7am to 10pm. Get a prepaid return label to return the blanket by mail. Blankets can be returned to any Target store.
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