HoMedics Handheld Massager Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: HoMedics Handheld Massager Recall [US]HoMedics recalls an estimated 400,000 HoMedics branded Handheld Massagers due to suspected cord breakage and consequential electric shock and burn hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/H5f030bnzr2

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/HoMedics-Recalls-Massagers-Due-to-Electric-Shock-and-Burn-Hazards

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves three (3) models of Handheld Massagers, HHP-375H, HHP-250 and the PA-MH-THP. All models of the Massagers have a 120 VAC, 60 HZ power cord with the brand, “HoMedics” printed on each of  recalled Massagers.

  • The HHP-375H model Handheld Dual Node Percussion Massager with Heat is white with a gray handle or black with a gray handle. The Massager has three (3) sets of interchangeable nodes.
  • The HHP-250 model Handheld Hot and Cold Massager is white with a gray stripe or gray with a blue stripe. The Massager has three (3), five (5) or eight (8) interchangeable nodes.
  • The PA-MH-THP model Handheld Compact Percussion Massager with Heat is white on the bottom of the base with gray on top. The Massager has two (2) sets of interchangeable nodes.

All manufacturing dates for the three (3) models are included in the recall as well as the item date code can be found in either one of the cord prongs or in the rating label located on the underside of the Massager. Date codes can be identified as a 4-digit number in the format of “WWYY” where “WW” is the sequential week of the year and “YY” is the last two digits of the manufacturing year.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Massagers can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the cord set can break near the base of the Massager and expose the live wires. This defect poses both electric shock and burn hazard to the user.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Massagers, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact HoMedics toll-free at 1-888-803-0509 from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.homedics.com and then clicking on the Product Recall tab for more information.

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==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by Burn hazard, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 17-144
Recalls Direct RIN: 8621-2017
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