Recall alert: 43K Sunbeam heated blankets recalled

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of 43,000 heated blankets.

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The queen-sized blankets made by Sunbeam can overheat and pose a fire or burn hazard, according to the CPSC.

The blankets have detachable controllers and were sold in a variety of colors:

  • Beige
  • Ivory
  • Light green
  • Light blue
  • Burgundy
  • Dark gray
  • Light gray
  • Gray violet

They have a model number of 32810027 which can be found with the Sunbeam logo on the blanket’s care label.

Owners of the blanket are being told to stop using them, unplug them and contact Star Elite for a full refund, according to the CPSC.

You’ll be instructed to destroy the blanket by cutting the power cord at the plug, marking an “X” with a permanent marker and sending the company a photo of the damaged blanket. You’ll also need to complete a recall registration form found here.

If you have questions, call Star Elite at 877-383-6399 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit Sunbeam’s website.

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