Douglas Co. Recalls Children's Blankets Due to Strangulation Hazard

May 20, 2008 2:26:33 PM PDT
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Lil' Snugglers Children's Blankets

Units: About 74,000

Manufacturer: Douglas Co., of Keene N.H.

Hazard: The blanket's satin edge can come loose, posing a strangulation hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has 18 reports of the satin separating from the blanket. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled children's blankets are 14 inches square with an animal head sewn in the middle. The satin border around the outside edge is about one inch wide. The blankets were sold in the following styles:

P.O. Number: Only blankets with a P.O. number of 1330 or below are included in this recall

Style Number/Description

  • 1327 Cream Lamb
  • 1328 Cream/Tan Horse
  • 1329 Green Frog
  • 1330 Pink Horse
  • 1331 Blue Bear
  • 1332 Yellow Giraffe
  • 1333 Tan Pup
  • 1339 Yellow Duck
  • 1341 Brown Monkey
  • 1351 Pink Bear
  • The style number, followed by the P.O. number, is identified on a white tab sewn into the blankets behind the Douglas red label.

    Sold by: Specialty stores nationwide and on the Web from April 2005 through December 2007 for about $12.

    Manufactured in: China

    Remedy: Consumers should take the blankets away from children immediately and return it to Douglas for a free replacement blanket or credit toward another item of equal value.

    Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Douglas Co. at (800) 992-9002 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.douglastoys.com, or email the firm at linda@douglastoys.com


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