• Recall alert: USB-powered heating pads recalled due to fire, burn hazards

    By: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    T.J. Maxx and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have announced a recall of USB-powered heating pads.

    The recall, which was originally announced in January during the government shutdown, concerns the Aroma Home USB Heated Hottie heating pads, which could overheat and pose a fire or burn danger.

    About 5,600 heating pads were sold in the United States with another 3,600 sold in Canada at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, according to the CPSC.

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    The recall concerns four styles:

    • French Bull Dog
    • Sequin Cat Head
    • Sequin Fox Head
    • Sequin Blue Owl

    The use and care label should read “Aroma Home” on it.

    The recalled heating pads should be returned to T.J. Maxx or Marshalls for a full refund.

    If you have any questions, call T.J. Maxx at 800-926-6299 or Marshalls at 888-627-7425, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. 

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