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TJX Recalls Baby Blankets Due to Choking, Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

October 22, 2022 (11:41 am EST)
Filed under: Business by News Staff
Mittal International Baby Blankets sold by TJ Maxx, Homegoods and Marshalls recalled due to choking / entrapment / strangulation hazards.

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of 108,000 Mittal International Baby Blankets sold in the U.S. (and in Canada) by Framingham, MA based TJX Company stores.

The blankets are being recalled as the threads in the woven baby blankets can come loose and detach posing choking, entrapment and strangulation hazards.

This recall involves Mittal International chenille weave baby blankets sold in cream, blush, taupe, mint, gray, lavender, ivory, ochre, pale blue, sage and terracotta colors with a “Made in India” hangtag with an elephant design. The blankets have fringe around the edges and measure about 32 inches by 40 inches.

The blankets were manufactured in India and imported by the TJX Companies and sold at their HomeGoods, Marshalls or T.J. Maxx stores.

Although no injuries were reported in the U.S., consumers should immediately stop using the recalled baby blankets (see recall product code list below) and return them to any HomeGoods, Marshalls or T.J. Maxx store for their choice of a full refund or store credit. Alternately, consumers can contact TJX for instructions on how to submit a photo of the recalled blanket, along with their contact information and written confirmation that they will discard the blanket to receive a full refund or a refund in the form of a store gift card.

LIST OF RECALLED STYLE NUMBERS: “MITTAL INTERNATIONAL” and one of the following style numbers are printed on a sewn-in label: BSKTCREAM, BSKTCRM, BSKTIVO, BSKTIVRB, BSKTLAV, BSKTMGRY, BSKTMINT, BSKTOCHR, BSKT-OCHRE, BSKTRSMK, BSKT-SAGE, BSKTSPA, BSKTSLVR, BSKTTERRA, MI-B1, MI-B2, MI-B3, MI-B4, MI-BSK-223BL, MI-BSK-223BM, MI-BSK-227M, MI-BSK-237L, MI-BSK-240L, MI-BSK-240M, MI-BLUSH, MIBLUSH, MI-PBLUE, MI-NAT, MI-OCHRE, MIDMINT, MI-DMINT, MIPBLUE, MI-TAUPE, MITAUPE. “MADE IN INDIA” is printed on the bottom sewn-in label.

For official information on U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Recall (Number: 23-018, of October 20, 2022) visit:

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2023/TJX-Recalls-Baby-Blankets-Due-to-Choking-Entrapment-and-Strangulation-Hazards

TJX Companies

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Source: U.S. CPSC recall notice.


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