Battle Creek Equipment Company is recalling certain model numbers of Thermophore® Classic Moist Heat Pads with July 2012 through July 2014 dates of manufacture. Thermophore Classic Moist Heat Pads are used for the temporary relief of joint and muscle pain. Products manufactured with the SPT cord have a known failure mode of sparking, causing smoke, fire and burns.
All consumers for which Battle Creek has contact information and that purchased a recalled pad will be contacted via first class mail. Consumers will be asked to contact them by phone after verifying that the model number and lot code is part of the recall. Battle Creek plans to add information about the recall on its web site including a pdf of the consumer letter.