PhotoThe TJX Companies of Framingham, Mass., is recalling about 9.200 Aroma Home USB Heated Hottie heating pads sold in the U.S and Canada.

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

No incidents or injuries are reported.

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.

The heating pads, manufactured in China, were sold at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls stores nationwide from November 2018, through January 2019, for $13.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the heating pads and return them to any T.J. Maxx or Marshalls store for a full refund.

Consumers may contact T.J. Maxx at (800) 926-6299 from 9 a.m. – 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. – 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.


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