TJX Recalls Heating Pads Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Stores
Name of product: Aroma Home USB Heated Hottie heating pads
Hazard: The heating pads can overheat during use, posing fire and burn hazards.
Recall date: March 8, 2019
Units: About 5,600 (in addition, about 3,600 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact: T.J. Maxx at 800-926-6299 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.tjmaxx.com and click on Contact Us at the bottom of the page. Marshalls toll-free at 888-627-7425 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.marshalls.com and click on Contact Us at the bottom of the page for more information.
Description: This recall involves animal-themed sequined heating pads that are heated by USB connection to a PC, laptop, power bank, car charger or other 5V USB port. The heating pads were sold in four styles: French Bull Dog, Sequin Cat Head, Sequin Fox Head and Sequin Blue Owl. A use and care label bearing the name "Aroma Home" is sewn into the bottom pocket of the heating pad where the USB cord emerges.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the heating pads and return them to any T.J. Maxx or Marshalls store for a full refund.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported in the U.S. Sold At: T.J. Maxx and Marshalls stores nationwide from November 2018 through January 2019 for $13.
Importer: The TJX Companies Inc., of Framingham, Mass.
Manufactured In: China