Recall issued for heat wraps

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NATIONWIDE (WOWO): A medical recall has been issued by the FDA for ThermaCare products.

Pfizer is recalling some of their ThermaCare HeatWraps for certain muscle pain, menstrual pain, and joint therapies because they might leak their ingredients, which could result in skin burns and blisters.

Here are the complete details:
The ThermaCare® HeatWrap lots impacted are S68516 (Muscle Pain Therapy 3+1 count carton), T26686 (Muscle Pain Therapy 3 count carton), T26691 (Menstrual Pain Therapy 3 count carton), T26693 (Menstrual Pain Therapy 3+1 count carton); and 8054HA and 8054HB (11 count bundled packages contain one (1) package of Muscle Therapy Heatwraps, 8HR (3 Count) and two (2) packages of Joint Therapy Heatwraps, 8HR (4 Count)). Please note ThermaCare® Joint Therapy Heatwraps, 8HR are not subject to this recall notification.
These lots were distributed nationwide to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands from September 2017 through August 2018.

If consumers have questions regarding this recall or to report an adverse event or product complaint, contact the Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Information Line at 1-800-323-3383 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm EST).

Consumers should contact their healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using this product.

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