Consumer product recall

TJX Canada recalls Aroma Home brand USB Heated Hotties

Starting date:
January 16, 2019
Posting date:
January 16, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Aroma Home brand USB Heated Hotties

Product description

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.

Number sold

Approximately 3,600 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from October 2018 to December 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



TJX Canada





Aroma Home Ltd.



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What you should do

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.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.