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Description:

Name of product: Aroma Home USB Heated Hottie heating pads

Hazard:The heating pads can overheat during use, posing fire and burn hazards. 

Remedy:Refund

Recall date:March 8, 2019

Units:About 5,600 (in addition, about 3,600 were sold in Canada)

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.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...