Goal recollects children' weighted blankets after two ladies die of asphyxiation

Goal recalled greater than 200,000 youngsters’s weighted blankets on Thursday after two ladies have been reportedly entrapped inside one and died of asphyxiation within the spring.

The U.S. Shopper Product Security Fee (CPSC) and the large field chain introduced the recall of 204,000 Pillowfort Weighted Blankets, citing a security danger if a baby unzips and enters the blanket.

In April, a 4-year-old woman and a 6-year-old woman have been trapped inside the duvet of a weighted blanket and died of asphyxiation at Camp Lejeune, N.C., the company mentioned.

Goal has obtained 4 reviews of youngsters changing into entrapped within the product, together with that occasion.

Each the CPSC and Goal are urging shoppers to cease utilizing the weighted blankets and return the merchandise instantly.

Pillowfort Weighted Blankets weigh six kilos and are 60 inches lengthy by 40 inches extensive.

Weighted blankets are generally used therapeutically to help with sleep and scale back anxiousness.