Burn / Fire hazard recall : TJX Canada recalls Aroma Home brand USB Heated Hotties


This recall involves various Aroma Home USB Heated Hottie heating pads sold in four different sequined animal designs.  The heating pads connect to a USB port on a PC, laptop, Mac, power bank or car charger to generate heat.

The following products are included in the recall:
Description Item Number
Sequin French Bulldog USB Heatable HOT-18-123
Sequin Cat USB Heatable HOT-18-124
Sequin Fox USB Heatable HOT-18-125
Sequin Blue Owl USB Heatable HOT-18-126

Hazard identified: The heating pads can overheat during use, posing a burn or fire hazard. As of January 10, 2019, the company has received six reports of incidents in Canada, including one report of a burn injury.

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product to any Winners, Marshalls or HomeSense store for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact TJX Canada by telephone toll-free at 1-800-646-9466 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.


Source : Release / Health Canada

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