Children’s Giraffe Blanket Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Rashti & Rashti, today announced a voluntary recall of about 44,000 Giraffe Security Blanekts. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Hazard: The balls on top of the giraffe’s horns can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves the pink “I Love You” security blanket with a giraffe plush head. The blanket measures about 14 inches wide by 14 inches in length. “I Love You” is embroidered on the blanket. Style number Y22230H and “Just One Year a division of Carter’s” are sewn into a label on the blanket.

Sold exclusively at: Target stores from January 2009 through August 2009 for about $9.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled blankets away from children and contact Rashti & Rashti for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Rashti & Rashti toll-free at (888) 594-3730 between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.rashtiandrashti.com

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Baby Gizmo founder Hollie Schultz is the proud mom of three adorable kids. This certified CPS (Child Passenger Safety) Tech and baby gear expert is the host of the Baby Gizmo video reviews giving moms the inside look at baby products before they purchase them. Hollie is also the co-author of The Baby Gizmo Buying Guide. A former resident of Los Angeles, she and her family now live in North Carolina where she is having a blast designing and decorating her new home.

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