Electric Blankets and Throws Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

This recall involves Rural King’s electric heated blankets and throws. The 100% polyester blankets and throws were sold in cream and brown colors and in two sizes: 50 x 60 inches (smaller than a twin size) and 84 x 90 inches (queen size). They have one or two multi-setting controllers attached to the electric cord. 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 can be found on a corner tag. Matton Rural King Supply, Inc. is printed on the back of the tag.

Remedy:
Customers should immediately stop using the recalled blankets and throws and contact Rural King for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:
Rural King has received four reports of the blankets and throws overheating. Two incidents resulted in fires and one burn injury to a consumer’s foot.

Sold At:
Rural King stores nationwide and online at www.ruralking.com from October 2017 through December 2017 for between $30 and $60.

Importer(s):
Rural King, of Mattoon, Ill.

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