The blanket can develop a fault that has the potential to cause it to overheat and catch fire.
Single Over Electric Blanket, Model 75310 Double with dual control Over Electric Blanket, Model 75312
Morphy Richards has today (Monday 14th January 2013) issued a product recall notice on its Over Electric Blankets range with the model number 75310 and 75312.
This range of over blankets were sold in the UK and Ireland through national and independent retailers and on Morphy Richards’ website between October 2008 and January 2010.
What to do next
As a precautionary measure, Morphy Richards are asking customers to stop using the blankets immediately.
Owners of the affected blankets (identifiable by the model number 75310 or 75312 on the product’s rating label) should stop using the blanket and contact Morphy Richards by telephone (01709 572570) or by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). Telephone lines are open Monday – Friday between 8:30am – 4:00pm.
No other Morphy Richards electric blanket is affected by this product recall notice and they wish to thank all affected customers for their co-operation and apologise for any inconvenience that this has caused.
Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.