Children’s Giraffe Blankets Sold at Target Recalled

A large recall of about 44,000 <"">Giraffe Security Blankets are being recalled by Rashti & Rashti due to choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.

The balls on top of the giraffe’s horns can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled Giraffe Security Blankets were manufactured in China and imported by Rashti & Rashti, of New York, New York.

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. The recalled Giraffe Security Blankets were sold exclusively at Target stores from January 2009 through August 2009 for about $9.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately take the recalled blankets away from children and contact Rashti & Rashti for a full refund. Rashti & Rashti can be reached toll-free at (888) 594-3730 between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s website at

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