Have you bought sheets from Target recently? You might be owed a refund.
The retailer says it learned last month that 750,000 sheets and pillowcases supplied by Welspun India were labeled as Egyptian cotton. It turns out the company was not using the right maters to label the sheets as such.
Target has since pulled the items from its stores.
Starting Monday, Target will refund those who’ve bought those sheets and pillowcases. Consumers just need to fill out a form.
It’s important to note that only certain products under the name Filedcrest apply. The refund only includes two lines of Egyptian cotton bedding, not all Egyptian cotton sheets sold at Target are affected.
“One of Target’s vendors, Welspun Global Brands (Welspun), was one of the producers of Egyptian Cotton 500-thread count sheets under the Fieldcrest label for Target,” Molly Snyder, a Target spokeswoman told Consumerist. “After an extensive investigation, we recently confirmed that Welspun substituted another type of non-Egyptian cotton when producing these sheets between August 2014 and July 2016. Neither Target nor Fieldcrest had any knowledge of this substitution. These sheets were produced by a number of vendors and only one of those vendors was substituting product.”
The company notes that this is “not an issue of safety and there is no risk in continuing to use this product.”
Anyone who purchased the products from Target during that timeframe can submit a web form to request a full refund in the form of a gift card.
Link to the form: https://contactus.target.com/ContactUs?Con=ContactUs&lnk=fnav_t_spc_1_28