02-13-2008, 11:13 AM #1
FDA Alert - Icy Hot Heat Therapy Products
Chattem, Inc. and FDA informed consumers and healthcare professionals of a voluntary nationwide recall of its Icy Hot Heat Therapy products, including consumer "samples" that were included on a limited promotional basis in cartons of its 3 oz Aspercreme product. The products were recalled because of consumer reports of first, second and third degree burns as well as skin irritation. All lots and sizes of the following Icy Hot Heat Therapy products were recalled:
Icy Hot Heat Therapy Air Activated Heat - Back
Icy Hot Heat Therapy Air Activated Heat - Arm, Neck, and Leg
Icy Hot Heat Therapy Air Activated Heal - Arm, Neck, and Leg single consumer use "samples" on a limited promotional basis in cartons of 3 oz. Aspercreme Pain Relieving Cream
Consumers who have the Icy Hot Heat Therapy products under this recall should immediately stop using the products, discard them, and /or return them to the manufacturer.
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02-13-2008, 11:19 AM #2
thanks Jill, I use, theragesic or deep heat. I thought about buying that, but never did, thankfully.'The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.'
03-30-2008, 03:41 PM #3
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I bought this product and used it and it burned my arm really bad. It was blistered so bad I had to go to the doctor. He said he could hardly believe it, he thought I might be allergic to the glue. So glad I found this on this site. I am e-mailing the company.
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