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electric blanket

a blanket that contains an electric heating element, used to warm a bed
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The most likely explanation for fire is some sort of ignition involving the electric blanket.
They use less than 25 volts, significantly less than the 120 volts used by most consumer products and many other electric blankets.
Advice on electric blanket safety is available from Warwickshire trading standards advice line on 01926 414000.
DANGER: Divisional officer Paul Joy with a burned electric blanket
1), they report that users of electrically heated beds--which can give off ELF fields--are more likely to have miscarriages and longer gestation periods during seasons when heated waterbeds or electric blankets are used.
AS the weather gets colder many people will be bringing out their electric blankets for extra warmth at night.
WE may be in the middle of one of Britain's hottest summers - but Midland consumer watchdogs are urging householders to dig out their electric blankets.
HUNDREDS of pensioners in Huddersfield and Calderdale could be risking their lives - by using faulty electric blankets.
Alan Burnett, principal trading standards officer, said: "It's great news that we have been able to remove seriously dangerous electric blankets from so many residents' homes.
Never switch on an electric blanket on to dry out if it's wet.
They allowed for other risk factors for the disease, such as heavy drinking, being overweight and not having children, but still found a significant link with electric blanket use.
This is the case with the blanket that marks WestPoint Stevens' entrance into the electric blanket business.