FDA issues warning about risk of injury from recalled warmers

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FDA issues warning about risk of injury from recalled warmers


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an injury warning about the recalled warmers. More than 500,000 Mighty Bliss electric heaters have been recalled due to the risk of injury, including electric shock, skin burns, rash or irritation, the FDA said in a news release. Whele LLC announced this week a recall of Mighty Bliss electric heaters that were distributed between July 2021 and July 2022. They were sold online by Amazon and Walmart. To date, the FDA has received 286 complaints from customers between July 2021 and September 2022 of product overheating, sparking, burning or other electrical problems,” the release said. The FDA says 31 of those complaints involved injuries. , such as electric shock, burns, and skin rash or irritation. To date, the FDA is not aware of any deaths associated with the use of this product. The FDA is aware of reports of injuries and potential hazards associated with the use of Mighty Bliss electric heaters. Anyone, in Anyone with a recalled heating pad should stop using it and visit the company’s website for refund information. When using any type of heating pad, the FDA recommends the following: Always follow the safety instructions that come with the electric pad. Use the electric pad only from 15 up to 20 minutes at a time to avoid the risk of burns Stop using the heater if you notice frayed wires, holes or rushes Stop using the device if sparking occurs. Make sure there is no water near the heater when it is in use. Always start on the lowest setting and increase the heat only when necessary. Place towels between the heating pad and your skin to reduce the risk of burns. Never sleep with a heater on. Do not use a heating pad near an oxygen tank. Do not use pins, nails, clips or other metal objects to puncture the heater. If the heating pad has a fabric cover, keep it over the heating pad. Do not allow children to use the heater without supervision.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an injury warning about the recalled warmers.

According to a FDA press release.

This week, Whele LLC announced a recall of the Mighty Bliss Electric Heaters, which were distributed between July 2021 and July 2022. They were sold online by Amazon and Walmart.

To date, the FDA has received 286 complaints from customers between July 2021 and September 2022 “related to product overheating, sparking, burning or other electrical problems,” the release said.

The FDA says 31 of those complaints involved injuries such as electrical shocks, burns and skin rashes or irritations.

To date, the FDA is not aware of any deaths associated with the use of this product. The FDA is aware of reports of injuries and potential hazards associated with the use of Mighty Bliss electric heaters.

Anyone with a recalled heater should stop using it and visit the company’s website for refund information.

When using any type of heating pad, the FDA recommends the following:

  • Always follow the safety instructions that come with the electric heating pad.
  • Only use the electric heating pad for 15 to 20 minutes at a time to avoid the risk of burns.
  • Stop using the heater if you notice frayed wires, holes, or breaks.
  • If a spark occurs, stop using the device.
  • Make sure there is no water near the heater when it is in use.
  • Always start on the lowest level and increase the heat only if necessary.
  • Place towels between the heating pad and your skin to reduce the risk of burns.
  • Never sleep with a heater on.
  • Do not use a heating pad near an oxygen tank.
  • Do not use pins, nails, buttons or other metal objects to puncture the heater.
  • If the heating pad has a cloth cover, keep it on the heating pad.
  • Do not allow children to use the heater without supervision.

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