The product that has been recalled is called the Mighty Bliss electric heating pad. The Model Numbers for the products are as follows:
- Blue Electric Heating Pad: Large (12” x 24”) MB-001 (NH-H1121B)
- Blue Electric Heating Pad: Extra-Large (20” x 24”) MB-002 (NA-H21C)
- Grey Electric Heating Pad: Large (12” x 24”), PE-MtyBls-HeatPad-12x24-Gry-V2 (NA-H1121B)
The recall has been labeled a Class I recall by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A Class I recall is one that involves serious health concerns or death due to the use of a particular product. In the United States, there are over 500,000 of these devices that were recalled.
The Mighty Bliss electric heating pads are easy to move and manage. The heat for the heating pads is generated through electrical forces and the heat is distributed through fluid or gel or vegetable matter, which assists in the even distribution of heat throughout the heating pad. The heating pads are generally used to provide short term relief from pain or aches.
The heating pads were recalled by Whele LLC due to burns suffered by users of the heating pads as a result of electrical issues, overheating, burning or sparking. A person using a Mighty Bliss electric heating pad can suffer from infections, scars, skin irritation, burns, fire and electric shock.
There have been 286 customer complaints reported by Whele LLC due to the use of the heating pads. These complaints were received during the timeframe of July 2021 and September 2022. The injuries reported from using the Mighty Bliss heating pads include irritation, rashes, skin burns, electric shocks. There have been 31 reported incidents involving these injuries.
People who are impacted by the recall of the Mighty Bliss heating pads include consumers who have purchased and used the heating pads, as well as health care providers, caregivers and patients.
A recall notice of the heating pads has been issued. It has been advised that people should stop using the Mighty Bliss heating pads.
If you have been hurt or injured by a defective heating pad, or by any other defective product, contact us immediately. The product liability attorneys at Shoop | A Professional Law Corporation are ready to assist individuals and families that have been injured and have suffered as the result of a defective product. Contact us to see if you can file a claim or complaint for compensation.
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For more information, you can click here to visit the FDA website page regarding this recall.
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