Matton Rural King Electric Blanket & Throw Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Matton Rural King Electric Blanket & Throw Recall [US]Matton Rural King Supply, Inc., a Mattoon, Illinois establishment, recalls an estimated 9,600 Electric Blankets and Throws due to suspected overheating and consequential risk of fire, burns and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/B4yc30isPsa

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Rural-King-Recalls-Electric-Blankets-and-Throws-Due-to-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Rural King’s Electric Heated Blankets and Throws.

The recalled Blankets and Throws were made with 100% Polyester and sold in cream and brown colors and in two sizes: 50 by 60 inches (smaller than a standard US Twin size) and 84 by 90 inches (a standard US Queen size). Each has either one (1) or two (2) multi-setting controllers attached to the electric cord.

The Blankets and Throws were sold with model numbers starting with BLV-OB and ending in 200, 201A, 201B, 201C, 202, 202BN, 202CM, 203, 204A1, 204A2, 204A3, 204A2BR, 204A2CM, 205B1, 205B2, 205B3 or 206C1, which can be found on a corner tag of each Blanket or Throw. In addition, the manufacturer, “Matton Rural King Supply, Inc.”, is printed on the back of the tag.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Blankets and Throws can be found on the Web site/sites listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Blankets’ and Throws’ electric cord can overheat and catch on fire, posing fire and burn hazards. Rural King has received four (4) reports of the Blankets and Throws overheating. Two (2) incidents resulted in fires and one (1) burn injury to a person’s foot.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Blankets and/or Throws, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact Rural King for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Rural King at 1-800-561-1752 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.ruralking.com and click on the Safety Recall Information link.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Blankets, Throws or other Bedding, please search for “blanket” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Matton Rural King Supply, Inc., please search for “Matton” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-100
Recalls Direct RIN: 9792-2018
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