Recall: Aroma Home USB Heated Hottie Heating Pads
On 2019-03-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Aroma Home USB Heated Hottie Heating Pads due to a potential Fire and Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2018 for about $13.
About 6,000 units are involved in this The TJX Companies heating pads recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Accessories category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 300,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The heating pads can overheat during use, posing fire and burn hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls stores nationwide from November 2018 through January 2019 for $13.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the heating pads and return them to any T.J. Maxx or Marshalls store for a full refund.
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
None reported in the U.S.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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