March 17, 2023- Sunbeam Queen Sized heated Blankets have been recalled over a fire and burn hazard. These blankets were sold by Amazon and small independent nationwide stores from September 2022 through January 2023. The recalled Blankets have the model number 32810027 printed onto the wash label. The blankets were also sold with controllers that are detachable and come in several colors such as: beige, ivory, light green, dark blue, light blue, burgundy, dark gray, light gray and gray violet.
Star Elite stated that there has been 13 reports of the blankets overheating, however there has been no injuries reported.
People who bought the blankets can receive a refund from Star Elite by completing an online recall registration form. The refund requires that the user send a photo of the destroyed blanket. To destroy it, owners should cut the power cord at the plug and mark the wash label with an “X” in permanent marker.
For more information, call Star Elite at 877-383-6399, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday
For more information on the recall click here: Sunbeam Heated Blanket Recall