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Heated Pads for Pets Recalled Due to Fire, Electrical Shock Risks

Posted: Aug. 22, 2012, 5:45 p.m. EDT


World Class Inc. has issued a recall of about 25 of its Indoor Pet Heating Comfort Pads because they pose a fire and  electrical shock hazard to consumers. The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based company has received two reports of mats catching on fire, leading to property damage and the death of a dog.

The recall if for the “GSI electronic 50W indoor pet heating comfort mats” with the model number GKC2G002. The mats came in different shapes, sizes and colors, including beige and pink, and have a white electrical cord.

Pet heating pad recall
The recalled mats were sold exclusively online at Amazon.con from July 2011 through March 2012. They are manufactured by Fuzhou Senhor Leisure Products Co., Ltd., of China.

Consumers who purchased one of these mats should discontinue using it and contact World Class for a full refund. World Class is also working to contact anyone who may have purchased one of these recalled mats.

A World Class representative can be contacted at 888-941-5079 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT, Monday through Thursday, or via email at gsiamazon@gmail.com.

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