Recall: Potential leak of some heat wraps can cause skin burns, blisters, irritation
Pfizer is recalling six lots of their ThermaCare HeatWrap products due to a potential for the wraps leaking and causing skin injuries.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recall information states Pfizer Consumer Healthcare initiated the recall because the six products involved can leak, causing skin injuries such as burns, blisters, or skin irritation.
Used to provide heat therapy for relief of muscle aches and pains, the six products are being recalled nationwide. The lots were distributed from September 2017 through August 2018. Anyone with the affected products should stop use immediately, record the lot number and throw the product away without opening the foil pouch.
Consumers can the call the company at 1-800-323-3383 for replacement or to be reimbursed.
The following products are part of the recall (Product, lot #, expiration date, SKU, UPC, item count):
Muscle Pain Therapy 8HRS685162020-07F005733013143057330131443 + 1 one-time use wraps per carton
Muscle Pain Therapy 8HRT266862020-07F00573301303C3057330130383 one-time use wraps per carton
Menstrual Pain Therapy 8HRT266912020-07F0057332002H3057330200293 one-time use wraps per carton
Menstrual Pain Therapy 8HRT266932020-08F005733020443057330204493 + 1 one-time use wraps per carton
Joint/Muscle Pain Therapy 8HR8054HAT266862020-07F00573301311305733013113Multi-pack 11 one- time use wraps per carton
Joint/Muscle Pain Therapy 8HR8054HBT266862020-07F00573301311305733013113Multi-pack 11 one- time use wraps per carton