Note: Firm is out of business. Remedy is no longer available. Please discard or destroy the product.

IMMEDIATE RELASE
April 3, 2007
Alert #07-540
 

 

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Mastex Twin Foot Warmers

Units: About 3,000

Manufacturer: Mastex Industries LLC, of Petersburg, Va.

Hazard: The wiring in the foot warmer has a defect which can cause it to overheat. This poses a burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Mastex has received five reports of foot warmers overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall includes model 400 twin foot warmers with date code FO4. The date code is located on the switch and the model number is written on the blanket. Model 405 full size foot warmers are not included in the recall.

Sold through: Specialty and gift catalogs nationwide from September 2006 through October 2006 for about $40.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: The firm is out of business and a remedy is no longer available. Consumers should stop using these foot warmers immediately and discard or destroy them.



Picture of Recalled foot warmers